Faculty Profile

  • Ph.D.''Evolution of traditional mass media and new media in modern Bangladesh : A turning point of the century and prompt potential development''.
    M.A. Applied  International Journalism 
    B.A. Bachelor of  International Journalism 

Areas of Interest

Journalism and Media Development,  Development of online Communication, Digital Journalism, New Media & e-Journalism, Mobile Journalism, Citizen Journalism, Convergence Journalism, Social Media for Journalists, Web Journalism, Social Content Development, Social Media Moderation.

Abdul Kabil Khan, PhD

Assistant Professor


Kabil Khan has a Ph.D. in Journalism andpresently serves as assistant professor at the department of media studies and journalism of University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh. He is the author of country’s first complete mobile journalism book ‘Mobile Journalism: journalism of our time.’

He was adjunct faculty of the department of Mass Communications& Journalism of the University of Dhaka and former Specialist of mobile journalism at ProthomAlo.

From 2014 to 2017, he was a faculty of the Department of Mass Communications at the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia. He has an experience of a visiting lecturer of Uppssala University, Sweden in 2011 & University of Korea in 2013. Mr. Khan was the speaker of the Asia’s first international mobile journalism conference ‘MoJo Asia’ held in Bangkok in 2029. He has passed online moderation course at E-moderation which is an award winning Social Media Management company in UK. He has interviewed many famous political figures and celebrities. His main research interest includes New Media Development & Communication, Impact of Technology in Journalism, Mobile Journalism, Convergence Journalism, Social Media & Citizen Journalism Impact and Integration of Social Media with Mainstream Mass Media. He is the founder of ‘Mobile Journalism Institute’ which is an online platform of learning mobile journalism. So far, he has trained around 1000journalists& students in Bangladesh.

Research & Awards

Job Experience:

  • University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh
    Assistant Professor
    Media Studies and Journalism Department .


  • ProthomAlo
    Specialist, Mobile Journalism
    August 2017 to September 30, 2019.
  • Department of Mass Communication and Journalism, Dhaka University
    Adjunct Faculty
    March 2018 to June 2019.
  • Peoples' Friendship University of Russia
    Senior Lecturer, Department of Mass Communication
    September 1, 2014 to June 15, 2017.
    The Radio Voice of Russia, Moscow
    News Translator, Bengali service
    September 1, 2008 to December 2013.
  • The International Multimedia Information Agency 'RossyaSegodnya'
    News Translator & Social Media Moderator
    May 2014 to June 30 2015.
  • Ekattor TV
    Correspondent in Russia
    February 2015 to May 2016.
  • Priobangla.ru, Moscow
    Staff Correspondent
    Februar2007 to February 2008.
  • Rusbanglanews.com, Moscow.
    News Editor
    December 2012 to December 2013.
  • Emoderation Limited
    Moderator, London, United Kingdom
    August 2014 to December 2014.

Experience of consultancy:

  • Content and Management Consultant for online news portal amaderBarisal.com 2010.
  • Social Media Marketingstrategyfor Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, 2013.
  • Content and Management Consultant for teamBarisal.com, 2014.

Trainer / TrainingCoordinator:

  • Smartphone training: teach journalism students, professional and citizen journalists of how to shoot, edit & publish photos, videos & audio from Android Smartphone. - Impact of Social Media and Citizen Journalism on Mainstream Media, December, Barisal 2014.
  • Conference Coordinator at 1st International Research and Practice Conference, April, Moscow 2016.
  • Producing Multimedia Content with Smartphone, July 26-28, 2016. The Daily ProthomAlo, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Streamline your storytelling. January 16, 2018. SHUJAN - Citizens for Good Governance. Dhaka.
  • Mobile Journalism Workshop. April 29-30, 2018. BNNRC. Dhaka.
  • Mobile Journalism Workshop. February 18-19, 2018. British Council. Dhaka.
  • Mobile Filmmaking Workshop. May 27, 2018. ULAB. Dhaka.
  • Seminar on Mobile Journalism. October 20, 2018. DIU. Dhaka.
  • Workshop on Social Media. October 24, 2018. University of Chittagong.
  • Workshop on Social Media. October 28-29, 2018. University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi.
  • Workshop on Journalism in New Era: 16 February 2019. Journalism, Communication and Media, State University of Bangladesh. State University of Bangladesh. Dhaka.
  • Workshop on Mobile Filming, May 7-9, 2019, ULAB.
  • Workshop on Mobile Journalism February 19, 2019, University of Chittagong.
  • Workshop on Mobile Journalism February 25, 2019, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi.
  • Workshop on Mobile Journalism Apps for iOS: June 28, 2019. KAS, Bangkok.
  • Mobile Filmmaking Workshop. July 4, 2019. ULAB. Dhaka.
  • Workshop on Digital Storytelling for the producers of community Radio. February 7, 2020. National Institute of Mass-communication. Dhaka.

Computer Literacy:

  • Web Management:Online communication, Research, E-mail management,SocialMediaManagement and Moderation, Content Management System (CMS).
  • Operating System: Windows Xp, Windows 7, 10, Linux, Mac OS.
  • Tools:Microsoft Office& PowerPoint, Web Management.

Language Skills:

  • Good command in Russian, English, Bangali.

Professional and Academic Visit : Abroad

  • Traveled to USA, Italy, France, Switzerland, Latvia, The Netherlands, Germany, Ireland, Sweden, South Korea, China, Egypt, Belarus, Thailand, India and Pakistan on academic purposes and personal visit.

Affiliation with Organizations:

  • Member, National Association of Mass Media Researchers (NAMMI), Moscow.




Khan. K., February 2020, Mobile Journalism: Journalism of our time.  Shamogra Prokashan. Dhaka. ISBN 9789844390119.

Khan. K., Kinfy. Z. May 2013, Bangladesh: History & Development Tendency of Mainstream Media & New Media. Nobel Press, Moscow. ISBN 5518596715

Journal Articles

Khan. K.  Online news portal: a new plot of modern journalism in Bangladesh  // Journalism & Science: a collection of scientific articles. – М.: RUDN, 2011. P. 7-13.

Khan. K. Modern trends of the development of newspapers in Bangladesh in the context  of media convergence // IV International Journalism Conference  – 2015:, 19 February 2015. – Minsk : BSU, 2015. P. 149-156.

Khan. K.New media practices in Bangladesh / V All Russian Scientific Conference, 5 November  2014 г., Moscow. – RUDN, 2014. P. 215-221.

Khan. K.Platforms of online newspapers in Bangladesh: mobile versions and applications/ – Moscow. RUDN, 2014. P. 153-162.

Khan. K.The introduction to the Bangladesh creative industries model / 6th  International Moscow Readings.17-18 October  2014 . Moscow / MSU, 2014. P. 91-93.

Khan. K.Current state and prospects for the development of online media and new media in the People's Republic of Bangladesh / All Russian Scientific Journal No 11, Volume 02, 2014., Krasnodar /, 2014. P. 272-274.

Khan. K.Mainstream Mass Media in Bangladesh: historical background and present conditions of Bengali newspapers. Materials of International Scientific Conference, 8 April 2015.  Moscow : RUDN,2015. P. 383-392.

Khan. K.Prospects for the development of mobile journalism in the People's Republic of Bangladesh / IV All Russian Scientific Conference, 15 May 2015. Moscow. Faculty of Journalism, MSU, 2015. P. 94.

Khan. K. State Television of Bangladesh: history of development and current status. All Russian Scientific Journal. № 6. Part 2, 2015., Krasnodar, 2015. P. 207-209.

Khan. K.Integration of television programmes with social networks in Bangladesh (a case study of the Ekattor TV channel) Mediascope, № 4, 2015 ., Moscow: Faculty of Journalism,2015. [Online].—available at : http://www.mediascope.ru/node/1861

Khan. K.Internet TV in Bangladesh: current state and development prospects // VI All Russian scientific conference., 20-21
October 2015. Moscow. –: RUDN, 2015. - P. 115.

Khan. K.Features of journalistic genres of Internet mass media publications in Bangladesh / V International scientific conference. 18
February 2016. Minsk. – BSU, 2016. – P. 150-155.

Khan. K.Basic concepts and features of new media. – Minsk :BSU, 2016. – P. 203-206.

Khan. K.Mobile journalism: Bangladesh. I International
Scientific Conference., 28-29 april 2016. Moscow. RUDN, 2016. – P.61-65.

Khan. K. The readers feedback & relationship with of the traditional media and new media in Barisal // Materials of International
scientific conference., 20 may 2016. Moscow: Faculty of Journalism, MSU, 2016. – P.102-104.

Khan. K. Introduction of mobile journalism / VII All Russian
Scientific Conference., 10 November 2016 . Moscow / RUDN, 2016.

Khan. K. Trends in the development of the Bangladeshi blogosphere / Role of digitalization in the media space : International Moscow Readings Conference, 17-18 November 2016. MSU.–P. 148- 152.

Khan. K& Madhab Chandra Das. Academia- Industry Interactions in Journalism Education: Obstacles and Opportunities in Bangladesh. Abstract. South Asia Communication Conference (SACC). 19 December 2019. Bhubaneswar-24, Odisha, India.

Hradziushka, Khan. K.Digital news consumption in an age of mobile media: experience of two countries / A. A. Hradziushka, Md. Abdul Kabil Khan // Trudy BGTU [Proceedings of BSTU]. Series 4, Print- and media technologies. - Minsk : BGTU, 2020. - № 1 (231). - С. 27-32. ISSN 2520-6729.

Newspaper & Magazines

দেশীয়গণমাধ্যমেমোবাইলপ্রযুক্তি/ দৈনিকপ্রথমআলো, ঢাকা৪ডিসেম্বর২০১৪

মোবাইলসাংবাদিকতায়বাংলাদেশেরসম্ভাবনা/ দৈনিকপ্রথমআলো, ঢাকা/২৬মার্চ২০১৫

কলমেরজায়গায়মুঠোফোন / দৈনিকপ্রথমআলো, ঢাকা/৩নভেম্বর২০১৭

স্মার্টফোনযখনসাংবাদিকতারহাতিয়ার/ দৈনিকপ্রথমআলো, ঢাকা/৪আগস্ট২০১৮

মোবাইলসাংবাদিকতারভবিষ্যৎউজ্জ্বল/ দৈনিকপ্রথমআলো, ঢাকা/১৯জুন২০১৯

সংকটময়পরিস্থিতিতেমোবাইলসাংবাদিকতাচর্চা/ দৈনিকপ্রথমআলো, ঢাকা/২ডিসেম্বর২০১৯

Conference Proceedings

Mobile Journalism Conference Asia. Apps for Ios. 28-29 June 2019. Bangkok, Thailand.

Networking Conference on Journalism Education Connecting to the Professionals, Mobile Journalism: Techniques, Tools and Applications. 02 February 2020, Dept. of Mass Communication and Journalism, Comilla University and DW Akademie. Comilla, Bangladesh. 

Dhaka International Mobile Film Festival. February 28-29, 2020. Special talk on ‘Are Smartphones the Future of Mobile Filming. University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh. Dhaka. 

Fake news and misinformation during COVID-19.  21 April, 2020. Webinar at Facebook.Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation &Preneur Lab. Dhaka.

Online journalism during the COVID-19 period: advantages and challenges. 22 April, 2020. Webinar at Facebook. Independent Research Initiative ‘Know Jawad’. Chittagong University, Chittagong.

Shifting to Online Education in University.  17  June, 2020. Oparajeo Bangla- An independent news organization. Dhaka. 

Mobile Journalism Conference Asia. Bengali MoJo manual. 25-27 June 2020.  Online. Singapore 

QS APPLE Conference, October 30, 2013. Seoul, South Korea;

International Seminar on "Russian language: Innovative techniques for foreign specialists in Russian philology. November 5 to November 9, 2013, Moscow, Russia;

4th International scientific and practical conference "Media Design Trends of XXI Century" September 26-27,  2014. Faculty of Journalism, Moscow State University. Moscow, Russia;

Master Class on Investigative journalism, October 13-14, 2014. Faculty of Philology, People's Friendship University, Moscow, Russia.

6thInternational Scientific Conference of Media and Communication 2014 "Creative industries in the re-industrialization world: media Practice of East and West. October 17-18, 2014. Faculty of Journalism, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia.

5thAll-Russian Scientific-Practical conference "Mass media in a Multipolar World: Challenges and Prospects" November 5, 2014. Faculty of Philology, Department of Mass Communications, People's Friendship University of Russia, Moscow, Russia.

4th International Forum "The Future of Media", November 28, 2014, The InternationalMultimediaPressCenter of International News Agency "Russia Today", Moscow, Russia.

International Journalism - 2015: Formation of information space of the partnership from Vladivostok to Lisbon and Media: IV International Scientific and PracticalConference, February 19, 2015, Minsk, Belarus.

International Scientificand PracticalConferenceon "MobileJournalism- 2015", March 27-28 , 2015, Dublin, Ireland.

The International Scientific Conference on "Horizons of the World of Journalism: Past and Present" April 8, 2015, Department of Theory and History of Journalism, The Faculty of Philology, Peoples' Friendship University, Moscow, Russia.

IV All-Russian scientific conference on "Practical problems of media and communication studies – 2015". May 15, 2015. Faculty of journalism, Moscow state University, Moscow. Russia.

6thAll-Russian Scientific-Practical conference on "Mass media in a Multipolar World: Challenges and Prospects" October 20-21, 2015. Faculty of Philology, Department of Mass Communications, People's Friendship University of Russia, Moscow, Russia.

The International research and practice conference on "Cultural-pragmatic aspects of media texts as an object of linguistics" April 28-29, 2016.Faculty of Philology, Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (PFUR), Moscow, Russia.

The International Conference on "The Image of Islam in Russia" October 6-8, 2016. Uppsala Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies (UCRS), Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.

Mobile Journalism Conference Asia. 28-29 June 2019. Bangkok, Thailand.

Networking Conference on Journalism Education Connecting to the Professionals, 02 February 2020, Dept. of Mass Communication and Journalism, Comilla University and DW Akademie. Comilla, Bangladesh.

Dhaka International Mobile Film Festival. February 28-29, 2020. Special talk on ‘Are Smartphones the Future of Mobile Filming.

The University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh and its curricula are accredited by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh, and approved by the Ministry of Education, Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh.

emk Since March, 2018, the University of ​Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) is associated with the EMK Center as its management partner along with the American Center of U.S. Embassy Dhaka.