Md. Mahdi-Al-Muhtasim Nibir
Md. Mahdi-Al-Muhtasim Nibir is an Assistant Professor at Mass Communication and Journalism Discipline, Khulna University, Bangladesh. Before starting his journey as an academic, he served for several national and international media organizations namely the country’s national news agency-Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS), Bengali Service of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), and the country's largest English newspaper-The Daily Star.
Mr. Nibir obtained his graduation (BSS) and post-graduation (MSS) from the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism, University of Dhaka.
Besides teaching, he does research in different areas including New Media, Media & Culture, Film Studies, Education, and Journalism Studies.
Master of Social Sciences (MSS) in Mass Communication & Journalism from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2018.
Bachelor of Social Sciences (BSS) in Mass Communication & Journalism from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2017.
Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) in Science from Cantonment Public School & College, Rangpur, Bangladesh in 2012.
Secondary School Certificate (SSC) in Science from Cantonment Public School & College, Rangpur, Bangladesh in 2010.
Current Research Project/Collaboration
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Assistant Professor, Mass Communication & Journalism Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna 9208, From March 10, 2022, to Present
Lecturer, Mass Communication & Journalism Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna 9208, From December 2, 2019, to March 10, 2022
Correspondent (University of Dhaka), Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) (The national news agency of Bangladesh), From February 1, 2018, to December 1, 2019
Intern, The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)- Bengali Service, From August 1, 2017, to December 9, 2017
Correspondent (University of Dhaka), The Daily Star, the largest English daily newspaper in Bangladesh, From July 1, 2015, to May 31, 2017
1. One-day training program on “Module II: Teaching, Learning & Assessment” organized by Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Khulna University (KU), held at KU campus, Bangladesh on 02 March 2022
2. Four-day training on “Module I: Teaching and Learning” organized
by Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL), Khulna University
(KU), held at KU campus, Bangladesh on 04-07 November 2021
3. One-day training on “Induction for the Lecturers” organized by
Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL), Khulna University (KU),
held at KU campus, Bangladesh on 11 January 2021
4. A day-long workshop for journalists on “Cyber Crime Awareness
& Preventing Violent Extremism (PVE)” organized by Cyber Crime Awareness
Foundation in collaboration with Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) held at Bishwo
Shahitto Kendro, Dhaka, Bangladesh on 22 November 2018
5. Three-day “Training on Investigative Reporting” for the
journalists of Dhaka University organized by Press Institute of Bangladesh
(PIB) held at PIB in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 26-28 June 2018
6. Seminar on “Violence Against Women and Children in Armed Conflict- Role of UN Peacekeeping Operations” jointly organized by Bangladesh Institute of Peace Support Operation Training (BIPSOT) and University of Dhaka held at Rajendrapur Cantonment, Bangladesh on 24 July 2017
7. A training program on “Role of Journalists in Protection of Human
Rights” organized by Empowerment through Law of the Common People (ELCOP) and
commissioned by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Bangladesh held in
Dhaka on 9 May 2015
8. “Training on Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation” for the journalists, jointly organized by Press Institute of Bangladesh (PIB) & CDMP held at PIB, Dhaka, Bangladesh on 6-7 May 2014
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1. Sheikh, M. S., Rashid, M., Nibir, M. M.-A.-M., & Rabbi, M. F. (2022). Exploring the underlying factors of dropping out at secondary-level schools in Khulna, Bangladesh. Khulna University Studies, 19(1), 26– 42. https://doi.org/10.53808/KUS.2022.19.01.2119-edu
2. Islam, S. A., Shanjabin, S., Zaman, Z., & Nibir, M. M. A. M. (2021). Measuring motivating potential score of diversified academic staffs of the government primary schools in Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Social Sciences and Legal Studies, 3(5), 209-217. https://doi.org/10.34104/ajssls.021.02090217.
3. Islam, S. A., Rahman, G. M., & Nibir, M. M. A. M. (2021). Perceived Factors Influencing Career Choice of the Undergraduate Students of Public Universities in Bangladesh. Canadian Journal of Business and Information Studies, 3(4), pp.70-79. https://doi.org/10.34104/cjbis.021.070079
Nibir, M. A. (2018). Acid attacks survivors set trend of inspirational self-employment venture. Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS). https://wp.bssnews.net/bangla/?p=66305 https://wp.bssnews.net/?p=134749
Muhtasim, M. A. (2017). Short stories, big smiles. The Daily Star. https://www.thedailystar.net/city/short-stories-big-smiles-1362886
Muhtasim, M. A. (2017). Capturing imagination for over 50yrs. The Daily Star. https://www.thedailystar.net/city/capturing-imagination-over-50yrs-1359832
Muhtasim, M. A. (2017). A rendezvous of poets and poetry lovers. The Daily Star. https://www.thedailystar.net/city/falling-love-poetry-1358758
Muhtasim, M. A. (2016). Female war victims still face social stigma. The Daily Star. https://www.thedailystar.net/city/female-war-victims-still-face-social-stigma-1315468
Muhtasim, M. A. (2016). Social Enterprise: Women's leadership significantly higher. The Daily Star. https://www.thedailystar.net/city/womens-leadership-significantly-higher-1296787
Muhtasim, M. A. (2016). Professor donates life's savings to DU. The Daily Star. https://www.thedailystar.net/city/professor-donates-life-savings-du-1248550
Muhtasim, M. A. (2016). DU saves on research. The Daily Star. https://www.thedailystar.net/city/du-saves-research-1244920
Muhtasim, M. A. (2016). Early rush as seats scarce. The Daily Star. https://www.thedailystar.net/frontpage/early-rush-seats-scarce-1223011
Muhtasim, M. A. (2015). DU, JnU Entry Tests: 4 jailed, 23 detained over cheating. The Daily Star. https://www.thedailystar.net/frontpage/4-jailed-23-detained-over-cheating-165004
Muhtasim, M. A. (2015). Poor sanitation facilities plague DU Arts Building. The Daily Star. https://www.thedailystar.net/city/poor-sanitation-facilities-plague-du-arts-building-120997
Information Gathering and News Writing (MCJ-2103)
This course is designed for developing the ability to gather information, organize, write and rewrite news articles. It focuses on methods of report writing and interview techniques. It also explains the news beats and basic news elements.
Information Gathering and News Writing-Sessional (MCJ-2104)
It focuses on fieldwork relating to information gathering and news writing. It also focuses on the application of theoretical knowledge, skills and techniques needed for developing a story.
World Media System (MCJ-3103)
This course is a comparative study of modern media systems with a focus on foreign media. Students will gain knowledge about theories and practices of global media systems, international communication and global journalism.
Mass Media in Bangladesh (MCJ-2203)
This course focuses on the history, roles and the responsibilities of mass media in Bangladesh. Students will cover issues on media control and an analysis of the relationship between mass media and the government.
Media, Culture and Society (MCJ-3201)
This course is focused on media effects, media control, political economy of communication, media imperialism, media representation, media discourse, semiotics and analysis of the relationship between mass media and the government.
Development Journalism (MCJ-3205)
This course focuses on history and practices of development journalism, gender and development communication, developing the ability to write development news, communication for development and so on.
Feature Writing (MCJ-4201)
This course highlights the process of feature writing for newspaper and television. It also discusses the feature types, techniques, word craft, interview and ethics.
Diversity in Mass Communication (MCJ-2105)
This course focuses on application of digital media skills in communication field; dissemination of ideas on media, society and internet; concept of mobile journalism, cyberspace and video games; role of communication media in social protest; and media storytelling system.Running
Theories of Mass Communication (MCJ-3101)
This course focuses on history and development of mass communication theories, application of theories in communication research, process of human communication in a behavioral and social context and so on.Running
Online Journalism: News Portal Development-Sessional (MCJ-4106)
This sessional course focuses on writing news for online media, application of online reporting techniques, web designing, online journalism ethics and so on.Running
Advanced Reporting-Sessional (MCJ-5104)
This sessional course focuses on application of the skills and techniques needed for finding, researching and developing a story, practice of investigative journalism, usage of Right to Information Act (RTI) and so on.Running
- Information Gathering and News Writing (MCJ-2103)
- Information Gathering and News Writing-Sessional (MCJ-2104)
- World Media System (MCJ-3103)
- Mass Media in Bangladesh (MCJ-2203)
- Media, Culture and Society (MCJ-3201)
- Development Journalism (MCJ-3205)
- Feature Writing (MCJ-4201)
- Diversity in Mass Communication (MCJ-2105)
- Theories of Mass Communication (MCJ-3101)
- Online Journalism: News Portal Development-Sessional (MCJ-4106)
- Advanced Reporting-Sessional (MCJ-5104)