Department of Journalism & Mass Communication
Professor Dr. Golam Rahman  Professor
Name :
Professor Dr. Golam Rahman
Employee ID
710000302
Designation
Professor  
Department
Department of Journalism & Mass Communication
Faculty
Faculty of Humanities & Social Science
Personal Webpage
http://faculty.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/profile/jmc/grahman.html
E-mail
golamr07@hotmail.com
Phone
+8802 9663850
Cell-Phone
+88 01823210701

Post Doctoral Research (Oklahoma), PhD (Mysore), MA (Mysore), PG Diploma (Dhaka), BSc (Dhaka)

 Training in USA and Thailand

 Health /Development Communication, Media Exposure, Media Rights, Media Management, Reporting, and Editing

Journals:

  1. “Enactment of Right to Information Act in Bangladesh: Examining Governance Factor”,  (Co-author), The Journal of Development Communication, Number 2, Volume 24, December 2013, pp 15-29.
  2. “Transforming Journalism and Communication Education: A Focus on Bangladesh and Papua New Guinea”, DIU Journal of Humanities and Social Science, Volume 1, July 2013, pp. 29-44.

  3. “Soul-Searching on Performance of TV and Public Service Information Broadcast in Bangladesh”, Journalism and Mass Communication, June 2012, Vol. 2, No. 6, 2012, pp.684-690.
  4. On the experience of Press Ombudsperson of Amader Shomoy in Bangladesh
    http://newsombudsmen.org/articles/media-professionalism-in-bangladesh-dynamics-in-a-developing-country. (June 06, 2012).
  5. “Innate Communication Strategy Emanates Development of Papua New Guinea”, paper published in the Proceedings of 6th Huon Seminar after presentation, August 24-27, 2009.

  6.  “Bangladesh: Much Scope for Alternative Media, But Is There Political Will?”, (chapter) Media Pluralism in Asia: The Role and Impact of Alternative Media, edited by Kalinga Seveniratne, AMIC, Singapore, 2007-8, pp.1-27.
  7. How American Newspapers Cover Politics?: A Study on the Contents of National and Local Newspapers – Focus on The New York Times, USA Today, and The Oklahoman, postdoctoral study (monograph) under Senior Fulbright Scholarship at Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Oklahoma, U.S.A., March 2007, pp. 1-219.
  8.  “Right to Information in South Asian Countries: way to improve people’s livelihood”, published in the journal on the occasion of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)’s Conference in Dhaka, 2006.
  9. “We should become information-rich and live fairly” (Bengali), published in the journal of World Press Freedom Day, 3 May 2006, Dhaka, MMC, 2006, pp.52-56.
  10. “Impact of Satellite TV on the Bahavior of Urban Viewers in Bangladesh”, published in Social Science Review of the University of Dhaka, Vol.22, No. 2, December 2005, Co-author, pp. 41-58.
  11. “Portrayal of Hartal in the Editorials of Newspapers of 90s in Bangladesh”, published in Social Science Patrika , Bengali, Social Science Faculty, University of Dhaka, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2005 (Co-author), pp. 25-40.
  12. “Politics, Power, and Responsibilities of Mass Media in Bangladesh”, (book chapter) Janaporisharey Ganamadhyam (bilingual), Dhaka, MMC, 2003, pp.411-435 .
  13. “Arsenic Contamination: A Quiet Monster”, (book chapter) in Bangladesh Environment Facing the 21st Century, edited by Philip Gain, Dhaka, SEHD, 2002, pp.237-244.
  14.  “Rice News Coverage in Bangladesh”, The Ricewatch, publication of The Rice Media Advocacy Network- Philippines, Inc. RMAN, October 2000.
  15. “Communicating Drug Issues: Lessons from Newspaper Coverage in Bangladesh”, Published in Media Asia, Asian Media, Information and Communication Centre (AMIC), Singapore, Volume 26, Number 1, 1999, pp.48-56. 
  16. Agricultural Information in Bangladesh: Half-way Between the Media and the Mass, Published in The Journal of Development Communication, AIDCOM, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, No.2, vol. 6 December, 1995.pp. 25-33.
  17. Women in Journalism and Communication Education in Bangladesh: Prospects and Priorities, CAEJAC Journal, The Commonwealth Association for Education in Journalism and Communication, Canada, Volume 7, 1994, pp.35-45.
  18. Conceptual Framework of Development Communication and Its Research Need in Bangladesh, published in The Dhaka University Studies, Part-A, Vol. 47, No.-1, 1990, pp.1-11.3.        
  19. 25 Years of Bangladesh Television (Bengali), Niriksha, November '96-February ‘97, No. 78. pp. 9-14.
  20. Communication Imbalance in Bangladesh: Regional and International Approach (Research paper presented at the Seminar organized by International Studies Association, Bangladesh on October 30,1987) and published as a chapter in Bangladesh Foreign Relations: Changes and Directions, edited by Muzaffar Ahmad, Abul Kalam, Dhaka, UPL, 1988, pp.145-52.
  21. "Press Ethics in Bangladesh: An Examination of  Bangladesh Press Council Decisions", published in The Dhaka University Studies, Part-A, June 1987, pp.1-13. (Co-authors).
  22. "A Study on the Use of Mass Media in Bangladesh", published in the Report: International Workshop, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, (ICDDR,B) 1986.
  23. A Study on the Student Readership of Newspapers in Bangladesh (Bengali), (Co-author) published in the Dhaka Viswabidyalaya Patrika , Vol. XXII, Ashar 1392 B.S., June 1985, pp.251-72.
  24. Foreign Relations News Coverage: Bangladesh in Selected Indian English Dailies, published in  The Dhaka University Studies , Part-A, Vol. 35, December 1981, pp.96-102.

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    Books:
     
    1. Needs Assessment, Evaluation and Implementation for Enhancing Capacity of Journalists and Journalism Schools in Bangladesh, Washington, World Bank Institute, March 2008, pp. 1- 49.
    2. Media Response and Campaign Strategies, Shrabon Publishing, Dhaka, 2005, pp. 1-242.
    3. State of Democracy in Bangladesh, Co-authors, IDEA International,, Stockholm, and Department of Peace and Conflict Studies, Dhaka University, 2002, pp.1-167.
    4. State of Democracy: Trends from the Eight Pilot Countries: Bangladesh, El Salvador, Italy, Kenya, Malawi, New Zealand, Peru, and South Korea, International IDEA, Stockholm, Sweden, 2001. (Co-author), pp.1-61.
    5. State of Democracy-Trends from the Eight Pilot Countries, Stockholm, International IDEA, Co-author, 2001, pp 1-61
    6. The State of Democracy: Democracy Assessments in Eight Nations Around the world, Stockholm, International IDEA, Co-author, 2001, pp 1-104.
    7. Handbook on Democracy Assessment, Stockholm, International IDEA, Co-author, 2001, pp 1- 144.
    8. Communication Issues in Bangladesh, Har-Anand Publiations, New Delhi, 1999., pp. 1-178
    9.  Editing Exercise Manual for M,A. Final, published by Department of Mass Communication and Journalism, University of Dhaka, Co-author, 1990, pp.1 - 196,
    10. Editing Exercise Manual for B.A.Honours 3rd Year, published by Department of Mass Communication and Journalism, University of Dhaka, Co-author, 1990, pp.1 - 117.
    11. Editing Exercise Manual for B.A.Honours 2nd Year, published by Department of Mass Communication and Journalism, University of Dhaka, Co-author, 1990, pp.1 - 58.
    12. Editing Exercise Manual for M.A. Preliminary, published by Department of Mass Communication and Journalism, University of Dhaka, Co-author, 1990, pp.1-128.

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      Conference Papers: 

      1. “Investigative Journalism in Bangladesh: Strengthening Democratic Process and Social Responsibility”, paper presented at International Conference on Investigative Journalism:  Power, Prospects and Challenges, organized by Institute of Press and Scientific Information and  Monouba University, Tunisia on April 23-25, 2014 in Tunis, Tunisia.
      2. “What is the role of media and journalism in democracies and processes of democratization in Norway, Tunisia and Bangladesh?”, (Co-author), paper presented at NordMedia Conference in Oslo, Norway, August 8-10,2013
      3. “Transforming Media Education: a focus on Bangladesh and Papua New Guinea” Chief Discussant, at seminar on Globalization, Culture and Education in the Information Age, October 26-29, 2010, Proceedings, International Global Communication Association in Krakow, Poland.
      4. “Innate Communication Strategy Emanates Development of Papua New Guinea”, paper published in the Proceedings of 6th Huon Seminar after presentation, August 24-27, 2009.

      5. “Migration, Trafficking, Drugs – Increase Vulnerability to HIV/AIDS: Lessons from on Newspaper Response in Bangladesh”, paper presented in Beijing Conference organized by Asian Media Information and Communication Centre, 2005.
      6. “Dialogue Among Civilizations: Mass Media Response”, Paper presented at the Seminar of United Nations Association of Bangladesh (UNAB) on December 29,2001 and published in Dialogue Among Civilization, June 2002, annual journal published by UNAB.
      7. “Arsenic Coverage in Newspapers: New Challenge to the Media Professionals”, a study conducted by Unicef and presented at the Seminar of the Mofussil Editors’ association sponsored by Unicef-Dhaka, on January 18, 2001. “Behaviour Change Communication (BCC) in Reproductive Health through Mass Media”, a study conducted and presented as a key-note at the Media Seminar organized by Family Planning Association of Bangladesh (FPAB) at the National Press Club on December 10,2001.
      8. “Rights, Freedom, and Responsibilities of Journalists and the Relevant Press Laws in Bangladesh”, Prantojon, a quarterly journal on human rights, Mass-line Media Centre, Vol. 1, November 2001, (Bengali), pp.34-50.
      9. “Increasing Vulnerability to HIV/AIDS: Migration, Trafficking, Drug Addiction as Factors –  A Study on Newspaper Response in Bangladesh”, paper presented at National Consultation on AIDS – A Development Issue and Media, sponsored by UNDP and Rotary Club of Dhaka on June 4, 2001.
      10. “Extending Domain of Freedom: Mass Media Perspective in Bangladesh” published in the Journal on the occasion of International Conference of World Association of Press Councils (WAPC) in Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2001, pp.70-76.
      11.  “Arsenic Coverage in Newspapers: New Challenge to the Media Professionals”, Study presented at the Seminar of the Mofussil Editors’ association sponsored by Unicef-Dhaka, on December, 2000.
      12. Worked as Communication Specialist for Urban Transport and Environment Improvement Study Program, an ADB financed project, for Public Awareness Campaign and Material Development under Ministry of Communication, People’s Republic of Bangladesh in association with Intercontinental Consultants & Technocrats Pvt. Ltd and Sheltech Consultants Pvt. Ltd. [March–November 2000.
      13. "Human Resource Development in Journalism in Bangladesh: Realities and Challenges", published in The Proceedings, Colombo Conference – Strengthening Journalism Education in South Asia, The College of Mass Communication and Media Arts at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and The United States Information Agency, 1997.

Development Communication; Health Communication; Media Rights; Media Management;  and Journalism

  1. Awarded two Gold Medals: (i) Janmabhoomi Press Trust Gold Medal and (ii) G.T. Gundacharya Gold Medal for the first rank and securing outstanding results in MA in Mysore University, India.
  2. Interreligious and International Federation for World Peace (IIFWP)/ Universal Peace Federation (UPF), New York honored me as an “Ambassador for Peace” at a Ceremony held on June 7-9, 2001 in Bangkok, Thailand.
  3. Special commendation by the Asian Media, Information and Communication Centre (AMIC), Singapore for the publication of “Communication Drug Issues: Lessons from Newspaper Coverage in Bangladesh” by Media Asia, Vol. 26, No.1, 1999.
  4. International Association for Mass Communication Research (IAMCR) honored me by printing my photograph on the cover of the Who's Who in Mass Communication published, Munchen, New York, London, Paris: K.G. Saur: 1990.
  5.  Daily Amader Shomoy, a leading daily newspaper, made me Press Ombudsperson, first of its kind in Bangladesh.
  1. Country Representative: Asian Media, Information and Communication Centre (AMIC), Singapore.
  2. President: Forum for Information Dissemination on Agriculture (FIDA), Bangladesh. 
  3. Vice-President: Executive Committee, The Commonwealth Association for Education in Journalism and Communication (CAEJAC), Canada.
  4. Member: International Association of Mass Communication Research (IAMCR)
  5. Life Member: Bangla Academy, Bangladesh.
  6. Member: United Nations Association of Bangladesh (UNAB).
  7. Executive Committee Member: Asian Rice Media Advocacy Network (ARMAN), Thailand.
  8. Member: Dhaka University Teachers Association (DUTA).

Professor, Department of Mass Communication and Journalism
University of Dhaka
Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh.