1. SANIA JABEEN - PhD Scholar, Department of English Linguistics, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan.
2. Dr. MAMUNA GHANI - Professor, Director Executive Training Center, Former Dean Faculty of Arts / Chairperson Department of English, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan.
The Present study analyzes the American Media frames for the image of Pakistan. It examines the linguistic features of articles of “The New York Times” before and after Election 2018 which are related to keywords, “Pakistan”/i. A corpus analysis of related articles has been conducted with the help of AntConc 4.1.1. A keyword analysis, KWIC analysis and collocates of Pakistan have been found out to interpret the themes of related articles for analysis of Pakistani image. This study was conducted with this motivation if the image of Pakistan has been improved in the eyes of American Media after election 2018 or not. It has been concluded from the results and findings that Pakistan has been portrayed negatively in American Media frames in both Periods and no improvement has been observed after Election 2018.
Corpus Linguistics, Image of Pakistan, Newspapers, Media Discourse.