Department of Mass Communications

Uzma Aleem

Uzma Aleem
Uzma Aleem

Lecturer
Department of Mass Communications
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Experience 

Nov. 2010-till date

Lecturer          

Department of Mass Communication

Lahore College for Women University (LCWU), Lahore,

 

Nov 2008-Nov 2010

Assistant Editor               

Magazine Section, Daily the Nation, Lahore

 

July 2007-Nov 2008

Staff Reporter / Senior Interviewer                  

Daily Waqt, Lahore,

Dec 2005-July 2007

Senior Sub Editor            
Daily Sun International & Daily Din, Pakistan

Honor and Awards

2019   

Grant by Ministry of Broadcast, Government of Pakistan for International Conference on Media and Conflict 2019 Islamabad, Pakistan

2010   

Grant by FES Germany for Paper presentation and Chairing a session at World Media Summit Goa, India

2010   

Funding for Travel by CRIDD, India for International Conference “Cooperative Development, Peace and Security: Women Guiding the Destiny of South Asia”

2006   

Funding by Common Wealth Media Development Fund UK for Training Course of Screenplay Writing I, II & III.

2009   

Nominee for Best Environment Journalist Award

2007   

Young Achiever of Unicef

Memberships

  • International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) (2019)
  • Association of Media and Communication Academic Professionals (AMCAP) (2017-2019)
  • Founding Member at International Resource Center (IRC) at LCWU

Graduate Students /Postdocs/Undergraduate Students/Honour Students

I supervised several theses and dissertations of MS and BS level. Mostly concerned with Journalism, Digital media, Gender, Peace, digital activism, Conflict Resolution, Climate Change Communication,  etc few titles are given below:

  • Role of Mainstream Urdu Press in Environmental Awareness Creation in Pakistan
  • Role of Disney Animated Movies in Highlighting the Issue of Climate Change
  • Role of TV News Channels In Environmental Awareness among Pakistani Women
  • Representation of Environmental Issues in Children Magazines of Pakistan (An analysis of Urdu Children Magazines)    
  • Role of digital media and mainstream Urdu newspapers regarding news and information handling practices from conflict prone areas of Pakistan
  • Role of Social media in creating awareness about Child Sexual abuse in Pakistan (in the light of Kasur case)
  • Transgression of Gender roles in Hollywood Movies: Critical Analysis of Portrayal of Women in Dystopian Movies
  • Role of journalists in peace building between India and Pakistan
  • Women in popular fiction of Urdu Digests
  • Rape cases in mainstream Pakistani print media
  • Violence against women and Mainstream Urdu and English Press
  • Portrayal of women in Pakistani Theatre
  • Role of journalists in Balochistan
  • Military operations in Pakistan: Narratives of Pakistani and American Print Media
  • SRT and TV channels of India and Pakistan
  • Representation of culture in textbooks

 Service Activity

  • Teaching & Training at MS & BS Levels (2010-till date)
  • Supervising Research Theses at MS & BS levels (2011-till date)
  • Supervising BS level Print Sequence Specialization (2011-till date)
  • BS Exam Coordinator
  • Member of Research Committee, Deptt. Of Mass Comm. LCWU (2011-till date)
  • Facilitator for Active Citizen Program at Department of Mass Comm. LCWU (2016-2019)
  • Coordinator of Web & Media at Department of Mass Comm. LCWU (2010- till date)
  • BS Admission Coordinator (2015)
  • Proctorship of Department of Mass Comm. LCWU (2015-2016)
  • Member of Curriculum Development Committee
  • Examiner of Journalism, University of the Punjab (2009-2018)
  • Paper setter/External examiner of MA/MSc Mass Communication University of the Punjab (2015-2019)

Brief Statement of Research Interest

Digital Media │ Mainstream Press │Climate Change │Environmental Journalism │ Journalism Education │Peace │ Women │