Journalists’ Perception about the 24-Hours News Cycle: Exploring Impact on Performance
Keywords:24-hour News Cycle, Performance,, Journalists, Stress, Speed, Defensive
The research aims to explore the impact of the speed of 24-hour news cycle on the performance of journalists. The Population of this study was enrolled members of the press club of Islamabad. The convenient sampling technique has been used for this study. For this research, the researcher critically adapted the Transactional model of stress and formulated the most relevant items for a closed-ended questionnaire. The main approach of this study was quantitative, beside this semi-structured interview were also conducted as well. The study has explored that there is presence of stress amid speed of 24-hourNews Cycle, but a strong element of defensive mechanism is also there.