Room No.: 3361, Mass Communication and Journalism Discipline, Khulna University Kabi Jibanananda Das Academic Building Khulna-9208, Bangladesh.

Farzana Tasnim Pinky
Assistant Professor

Farzana Tasnim Pinky is currently working as an Assistant Professor of Mass Communication and Journalism Discipline in Khulna University, Bangladesh. Before joining here, she worked as an apprentice sub editor at the daily Prothom Alo newspaper. She is still writing columns in different national dailies.

MSS in Mass Communication and Journalism, Dhaka University, Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2018

BSS (Hons.) in Mass Communication and Journalism, Dhaka University, Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2017

HSC from Holy Cross College, Dhaka in 2013

SSC from Ideal School, Dhaka in 2011

Political Communication, Media and Democracy, Cinema Studies, New Media, Political Economy of Communication, Mass Media in Bangladesh, Environment and Climate Change, Journalism Education, Gender and Development Reporting, Human Rights Reporting, Business Journalism, Media and Women, Development Communication, Communication Policy and Planning, Indigenous Communication, Cross-cultural communication, Post Modernism etc.

Current Research Project/Collaboration

SL Title Research Role Awarded Date Completion Date Funding Agency
1 The Role of New Media in Creating Job Opportunities: A case study on Bangladesh

Job Experiences:

Lecturer, Mass Communication and Journalism Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh. (December 02, 2019-Present)

Apprentice Sub-editor, Prothom Alo, Dhaka, Bangladesh (April 21, 2019-November 30, 2019)

Published columns in newspapers:

     বেসিক সেক্স এডুকেশন থাকলে ধর্ষণ অনেকাংশে কমানো সম্ভব (দৈনিক দ্য বিজনেস স্ট্যান্ডার্ড থেকে প্রকাশিত)

    অ্যাকাডেমিক অসততার ঘেরাটোপে বাংলাদেশের পাবলিক বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় (দৈনিক দ্য বিজনেস স্ট্যান্ডার্ড থেকে প্রকাশিত)

    নিউ নরমালের সঙ্গে খাপ খাওয়ানো কঠিন হবে (দৈনিক প্রথম আলো থেকে প্রকাশিত)

    করোনা শেষে বদলে যাওয়া এক বিশ্বের হাতছানি (প্রতিদিনের সংবাদ থেকে প্রকাশিত)

    ভিন্নমতের নির্মম শাস্তি পেয়েছিলেন আবরার (দৈনিক প্রথম আলো থেকে প্রকাশিত)

coming soon...


SL Title Degree Role Start Date End Date
No Supervision Available

coming soon...

1.      Presentation of the liberation war of Bangladesh in foreign films, Bangladesh Film Archive Journal

2.      Nature and tendency of political communication among the students of University of Dhaka. (under review)

3.      Presentation of Birangonas in the Documentary of 4 female directors (in progress)

Laws and Ethics in Media

In this course student will come away with understanding of journalism's purpose and its ethical choices in field work. They will analyze the actual issues in the news. The focus will be what journalists should do and what they should not do.


Theories of Mass Communication

This course is designed to familiarize students with the theories of communication, models of communication, effect of communication theories, process of human communication in a behavioral and social context.


Conflict Resolution Journalism

This course is designed for understanding contemporary trends in media and communications, particularly as they relate to social processes of peace and conflict. Emphasis is placed on media analysis and media production and ethical principles in news reporting.

Media, Society and Culture

This course is focused on media and society, media effects, media control and analysis of the relationship between mass media and the government. It is critically examine the media shape contemporary ideology about politics and culture.

Film Studies

This course introduces to film both as an industry and an art form. The subject matter includes film techniques, traditions and genres, cinematography, editing, sound and script structure. The course will also focus on pioneer filmmakers of Bangladesh.

  • Laws and Ethics in Media
  • Theories of Mass Communication
  • Conflict Resolution Journalism
  • Media, Society and Culture
  • Film Studies