Dr. Mehdi Hasan
Journalist, Historian, Professor
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Dr Hasan is a veteran journalist, media historian, human rights activist, Political analyst and professor of Journalism. Currently, he is Dean of School of Media and Communication at Beacon House National University, Lahore. He holds a Ph.D degree in mass communication (Punjab University), Masters in journalism and was a Fulbright Scholar (1990) at the University of Colorado, where he conducted research on ‘Coverage of Third World Countries in the American Mass Media’. Dr Mehdi is a regular commentator and panelist for news channels where he brings his academic research into social context. He was sub-editor, reporter and bureau chief at Pakistan Press International (PPI) between1961–67. He has also been a news commentator and analyst for television since 1964 and for radio since 1962, including for Voice of America, BBC, Radio Germany, Reuters and APA.