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Dr. Majid Ul Ghafar Biography

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Dr. Majid-ul-Ghafar is one of the pioneer faculty members of the Department of Communication & Media Studies, Hazara University. He joined the Department on Nov. 23, 2006. He did MSc. in Journalism and Mass Communication from Gomal University D.I. Khan in 2005 and earned his M.Phil in Mass Communication from Islamia University Bahawalpur in 2010. Dr. Majid completed his PhD from Islamia University Bahawalpur in 2017. He is Examination Coordinator (internal) since 2010 and looking after all the affairs of the Department examinations of BS, MSc. and M.Phil. He is well versed in Radio and TV journalism and received practical trainings from international organizations. He worked with Internews Network Pakistan from 2010 to 2017 and participated in different trainings of Radio and TV. Apart from teaching Dr. Majid has the additional responsibilities as Station Director Campus TV and Campus Radio. He is a lead trainer of Radio and TV. Dr. Majid has extensively traveled both in and outside Pakistan and visited many media organization including voice of America, Al-Jazeera TV, CNBC, China TV etc. He also visited different universities of United States of America including George Washington University, Maryland University, Washington State University and American University. Dr. Majid has supervised 7 M.Phil scholars. His research interest area is war reporting, conflict reporting and peace journalism.

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Academic Background

S.No Degree Title Institute Degree Completion Year
1 PhD. Media Studies The Islamia University, Bahawalpur 2017
2 M.Phil Media Studies The Islamia University, Bahawalpur 2010
3 MSc. Journalism and Mass Communication Gomal University, D.I.Khan 2005
4 Bachelor of Arts BA Govt. Degree College NO.2 Gomal University, D.I.Khan 2003
5 D.Com Accounts Govt. Commerce College, D.I.Khan 1998
6 Metric Science Wensom College, D.I.Khan 1994


S.No Publication Title Authors Action
1 War Against Terrorism in the Tribal Areas of Pakistan: A Study of News Coverage and Challenges Faced By the Working Journalists Dr. Majid-ul-Ghafar, Dr. Muhammad Shahzad, Dr. Aslam Pervaz Click to View
2 Role of Social Media in Political Opinion Articulation: A Comparative Analysis of KP & Punjab Azam Jan, Sajjad Ahmed Paracha, Majid-ul-Ghafar Click to View
3 Impact of Smartphone Applications on Political Behavior of Youth Majid-ul-Ghafar, Muhammad Shahzad , Neelam Zahir Click to View
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