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نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
This article attempts to compare the function of four newspapers (Keyhan, Ettelaat, Etemad and Etemad melli) in addiction control. The method of research was content analysis and some of the variables considered in this stady were: the name of the newspaper story styles, story subjects, story nature, attitudes toward addiction, types of narcotics in the title and lead that were published and reflected in these newspapers. The theoretical bases of the study was agenda-setting theory and gatekeeping approach. To analyse and copmare the functionality of the above - mentioned newspapers, the article studied all related news and contents that were published in four newspapers (Keyhan, Ettelaat, Etemad and Etemad melli) during June 26, 2006- June 26, 2007. Using Chi Square (X2 for the analysis findings show that thee is a meaningful difference beween the dependent and independent variables.