Dr. Robin Kabha

Assistant Professor
Ph.D.

BRIEF BIOGRAPHY

BRIEF BIOGRAPHY

With a specialization in Media & Journalism, Dr. Robin Kabha is a valuable addition to the College of Mass Communication at Al Falah University. Joining in Fall Semester 2017, Dr. Kabha teaches vital courses such as Geopolitics, Introduction to Political Science, Translation and Audio and Video Editing. 

Dr. Kabha is not only an established academic having taught in a university in England for four years before joining Al Falah University, he also has years of TV industry experience. He worked in Public Relations where a few of his duties include organizing and arranging conferences, press launches, exhibitions and trade fairs; liaising with the media, public speaking at presentations, news conferences and radio or TV interviews and writing and producing leaflets, brochures, press releases, company newsletters and producing films or videos for marketing purposes. 

He is an experienced News Editor and Correspondent in London where his job involved working in the team that airs the daily evening news. He was also a representative at the Euro Mediterranean Conference in Malta in 1997.

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D.

University of West London, England

MA Qualifying in Tv and Promotions

University of  Malta

Master of Communication

University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

Bachelor 

University of Algiers, Algeria

 

TRAINING

  • Octopus Newsroom computer

  • I-News Editing Software

  • Practical Course (Film Productions), London Academy for Film and TV

  • Practical Course (Acting for TV), London Academy for Film and TV

  • Practical Course (TV Presenting), London Academy for Film and TV

  • Advertising Public Relations and Marketing, Cavendish College, London

  • Video Productions Course

  • Directing an Actors Workshop, Raindance, London

  • Course run by the American Journalists’ Association on coverage of an Election Campaign 

  • Computer Course in HWARCOM, Algeria

  • Cameraman Course, Club Audio-Visual, Algeria

  • Radio Presenter training including Broadcasting and Editing, Algeria Radio

 

ADMINISTRATIVE AND ACADEMIC ROLES

  • Assistant Professor, College of Mass Communication

  • Member, Community Engagement Committee

 

TEACHING

  • Translation (0601305)

  • Media Ethics and Legislation (0601340)

  • Writing Skills for New Media (0602205)

  • Audio and Video Editing (0602305)

RESEARCH INTEREST

  • New Media and Democracy 
    (focus on the Media as part of the public sphere exploring the Media’s role in providing information to public and its effect in shaping agendas and public opinion)

 

Conference papers

  1. The Impact of BBC Arabic News Channel on Arabs Viewers In Britain                TASK-2018 Dubai
  2. Comparison study between the UAE, the UK, and India in dealing with WhatsApp fake news
  3. The Negative Impact of Poor Management (A Case Study of an Arab TV Journalist In London)TASK-2019Dubai

 

Publications

Ethical challenges of Digital Immersive and VRJournal of Content community and communication Volume 9- years 5- June 2019 (Indexed in scopus ) India

 

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