عنوان مقاله [English]
Lifestyle journalism, due to its diversity, Audience-friendly and growing trend, has a high status and importance in today's journalism. Meanwhile, the media system and the cultural and social context of any society are important variables that play a determinative role in the amount, nature and method of using this type of journalism. Therefore, the present article measures the frequency of use of various topics in lifestyle journalism in the country's news sites. Afterward analyzes in more depth the nature and characteristics of each category. The research method in the first part is quantitative content analysis and in the second part, its qualitative type. The population of the study was the news published in five popular news sites in the country (based on Alexa ranking) including Tabnak, ISNA, Young Journalists Club, Jamnews and Fars in the second half of 2018.. The sample size was /10 of the statistical population, ie 18 days, and were randomly selected systematically. The research findings show that in the period studied, 2535 articles were published in the content of lifestyle journalism, and the YJC, , Tabnak, Jamnews, Fars and ISNA have published the most and the least content in this regard, respectively. Overall three categories of "health", "religion" and "individual technology" are ranked first to third, respectively. But findings from qualitative content analysis show that lifestyle journalism can be seen in news outlets in a range that includes religion and health on the one hand, and celebrities' lifestyle, fashion, and beauty on the other.