Department of Journalism, Media and Communication
Mr. Aftab Hossain  Assistant Professor and Head
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Mr. Aftab Hossain
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Assistant Professor and Head  
Department of Journalism, Media and Communication
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
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Ph.D. Candidate, School of Communication, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia.

BSS & MSS in Journalism and Mass Communication, Daffodil International University.

  • 2010 - Workshop on ‘Understanding Film Language’ by Jhon Hood (Australia). Organized by Bangladesh Film Academy.
  • 2008 - Basic course in video production by Academy of Film and Media, Bangladesh.
  • 2008 - Workshop on ‘Self –Education for Liberation’ by Gaston Roberge, Film Critic, Canada/India.
  • 2008 - ‘Basic Program in Photography’ at PATHSHALA: South Asian Institute of Photography.
  • 2007 – ‘Workshop on Digital filmmaking’ by SudiptoAcharyya, Filmmaker, India.


Editorial Member: Book ‘Adam Surot’ (The Inner Strenght) by Bengal Foundation and Tareque
Masud Memorial trust. Various write-ups on artist S.M. Sultan and on his art works.

Associate Producer:
• Video on ‘Household project’ by World Bank.
• Friends of 71 Bangladesh’ Documentary & Website by The Government of People’s Republic of Bangladesh

Project Coordinator and Post Production Supervisor: ‘Friends of 71 website’ by Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Based on the interviews of Friends of 71 awardees from the Government ofRepublic of Bangladesh.
Research Assistant: ‘South Asian Film Industries’ - South Asian Children’s Cinema Forum,
Research Assistant: ‘Bahas in Bengali Cinema’ – Journal of Diplomacy and International Relations.

Research Assistant: Audio Monologue of Famous Bangladeshi artist S.M. Sultan for the DVDpublication of Documentary film ‘Adam Surot (The Inner Strength)’ by TarequeMasud.

Festival Secretary:TarequeMasud Festival – 2013, 2014 & 2015.

Assistant Editor: Book ‘CholochitroKothon’ - based on film interviews, conversations andspeech of late filmmaker ‘TarequeMasud’. Edited by Catherine Masud.

Archiving: Archive supervision of films, journals, electronic & published interviews andwritings of late filmmaker TarequeMasud for Memorial Trust Archive. Also archive works of ongoing film, documentary and projects.

Assistant Producer: Lecture on BRAC Health Program.

Assistant Video Editor:
•  ‘Waiting for Justice’ by Catherine Masud for Bangladesh Legal Aid Services and Trust.
•   ‘Friends of – 71’ (phase – 7): by Catherine Masud for Ministry of Foreign Affairs andMinistry of Liberation War Affairs Bangladesh.
•  ‘Adam Surot (The Inner Strength)’ by TarequeMasud. Worked in the extra interviews forthe DVD version.

Other relevant work experience:

Self-Assessment Committee Member: DIU Quality Assurance Cell (2016-present) by WorldBank.
Adviser: ‘Green Freedom’ Cleaning Festival and Short-film Competition by Friedrich Naumann
Foundation, Germany.

Workshop Facilitator: Workshop on Publication Management and Design of ULABianmagazine, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh. (July – August, 2015 - Present)

Creative Consultant & Illustration: Photo book and exhibition of ‘Revisiting Anwar Hossain’s71’. An exhibition and photo book publication of renown photographer Anwar Hossain.

Coordinator (Bangladesh): The Global Class, Durham College, Canada (January 2015 –present). (

Member: Road Safety issues and Driving Policy in Bangladesh by BRAC.

Public Relations & Communication Manager: Feature Film ‘SutoparThikana’ (Her OwnAddress) – 2015 (Bangladesh Government Film Grant 2014). (

Academic Coursework Research: A study on the Usage of Internet in Private UniversityStudents in Bangladesh’ August 2012.

Location Manager: The Amazing Race (U.S.A, TV Reality Show) June 2012.

Photographer and Public Relations Officer: JATRA (Media training Institute) January–May2009. (Part Time).

Assistant Director: Local Director (Bangladesh) of a Dutch documentary Film 2009.

Participant: Workshop short film, ‘The Bicycle Boy’ October 2007.

Editing and Page Makeup, Concepts and Process of Communication; Interpersonal Communication; Mass Communication, Media-Culture and Society, Film and Video Studies/Production, Advertising.


  1. A Computer-Based Text Analysis of Al Jazeera, BBC, and CNN News Shares on Facebook: Framing Analysis on Covid-19 Issues A Hossain, JA Wahab, MSR Khan Sage Open 12 (1), 21582440211068497
  2. Conceptual study on cyberbullying among youths: A critical review JAW Aftab Hossain SEARCH Journal of Media and Communication Research 8 (Special Issue), 49-66

Book Chapters:


  1. Cyberbullying Perception and Experience Among the University Students in Bangladesh: A Qualitative Study A Hossain, JA Wahab, MR Islam, MSR Khan, A Mahmud Handbook of Research on Digital Violence and Discrimination Studies, 248-269
  2. Revisiting the Cyberbullying Legislation in Bangladesh: A Comparative Study With the Global Scenario A Hossain Handbook of Research on Bullying in Media and Beyond, 175-195

Conference Proceedings:


  1. Conceptualizing Cyberbullying among Youth through a Systematic Literature Review on Qualitative Approach, (Aftab Hossain & Juliana Abdul Wahab) - Rethinking Communication and Media Studies in the Disruptive Era International Conference of Emerging Media & Communication (ICEMC 2021).
  2. How does social media push for development? - Md. Golam Rahman & Aftab Hossain - Presented at the Media and Communication in sustainable development - Asian Congress for Media and Communication India Chapter, 2019.
  3. Prospects of Community-based Television in Bangladesh: Literature Review. - By Aftab Hossain - Presented at the Media and Communication in sustainable development - Asian Congress for Media and Communication India Chapter, 2019.


Scholar Link:
Scopus ID:  57427364000

Social Media & Network, Media-Culture-Society, Film and Television

  • Vice Chancellor’s Gold Medal – DIU Convocation 2016 For Achieving Highest CGPA in Post-graduate section, Faculty of Humanities and Social Science, Daffodil International University.
  • Korean Government Scholarship Program, March, 2013 Undergraduate Exchange Student, Department of Filmmaking. (1 Semester) Dongseo University, Busan, South Korea.
  • Founder President, DIU Communication Club. January – December 2012. Daffodil International University
  • Associate Producer, Research & PR Coordinator: TarequeMasud Memorial Trust.
  • Creative Producer: Idea n’ Step Productions.