Curriculum Vitae


Associate Professor Dr Roslina Binti Abdul Latif

  • Co-Editor SEARCH Journal of Media and Communications, School of Media and Communications, 01/10/2020 to present
  • Senior Lecturer I, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, 03/05/2011 to present
  • Associate Professor II, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, 03/05/2011 to present
  • Program Director Post Grad, School of Media and Communication , 01/05/2018 to 30/04/2020
  • Sub-Editor for SEARCH: The Journal of the South East Asia, School of Media and Communication, 01/01/2014 to 31/12/2014
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Communication), UNIVERSITI KEBANGSAAN MALAYSIA, Malaysia
  • Masters in Social Sciences (Mass Communications), University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Arts (hons) in Mass Communication (Journalism), University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Malaysia
  • International Communication Association, Academic Member, 2018 to 2019 (International)
  • MQA - APEL, Professional Member, 2018 to 2020 (National)
  • Athens Institute of Education and Research, Academic Member, Since 2014 (International)
  • Malaysian Qualifications Register - MQA, Professional Member, 2008 to 2020 (National)
  • Gender Studies (Gender Studies)
  • Film And Video (Screen And Media Culture, Film)
  • Broadcast Journalism (Broadcast Journalism)
  • Journalism (Journalism)
  • Broadcasting (Digital Media Production)
(Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Month/Year)
  • Photo Journalism, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (01/2021)
  • Creative Writing, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (01/2020)
  • Communication Theory, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2020)
  • Professional Media Workshop, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2018)
  • MEDIA MANAGEMENT, Master Degree, Taylor's University (05/2016)
  • Broadcast Journalism, Diploma, Taylor's University (11/2016)
  • Radio & TV Production , Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (05/2014)
  • Advance TV Production, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2014)
  • BROADCASTING PRINCIPLES, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2013)
  • FILM STUDIES, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2013)
  • WRITING FOR BROADCAST, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (09/2012)
  • Broadcast Production Project, Diploma, Taylor's University (01/2012)
  • Project (J), Diploma, Taylor's University (07/2011)
  • TELEVISION GENRE, Diploma, Taylor's University (07/2011)
  • NEWS WRITING FOR PRINT AND BROADCAST, Diploma, Taylor's University (07/2011)
  • SCRIPT WRITING, Diploma, Taylor's University (07/2011)
(Title of publication in APA style)
  • Roslina Abdul Latif (2018). Sidelines. 2018. Silverfish Books, Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
  • Roslina Abdul Latif (2014). A Broadcasting History of Malaysia: Progress and Shifts. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Book Chapter
  • Preparing the Next Generation of Teachers for 21st Century Education (2018). IGI Global
  • Public Service Media Initiatives in the Global South. (2016). Open access book published by Simon Fraser University Library.
  • Cross Boundaries Challenges in Public Service Media (2015). Edited by Yamamoto, Nabuto. Keio University, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Gaya Kepimpinan Wanita daripada Lensa Malaysia (2015) Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia for the Ministry of Women, Family and Community development.
Article in Journals
  • Abdul Latif, R. (2021). Early Days of the Malaysian Power Shift: A Look at Two Media Reports. Available at
  • Rosli, I. H. & Abdul Latif, R. (2021). Penjara Pudu: Demolished Prison of Dark Recollections. International Journal of Research and Innovation in Applied Science (IJRIAS) | Volume VI, Issue III, March 2021|ISSN 2454-6194. Available at: (ISI-Indexed)
  • Abdul Latif, R. & Elgarrai, S. (2021). The Power of Political Cartoons: A Case Study of Zunar’s ‘Twit Twit Cincin’. Malaysian Journal of Communication Vol 37, No 1. Available at: (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Abdul Latif, R. & Mohd Nor, N. H. (2021). Epidemiology of epidemics in India. SEARCH Journal of Media and Communication Research (SEARCH) 2021 Volume 13 Issue 2. Available at: (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Abdul Latif, R. & Oh, Y. A. The Malaysian power shift: The mainstream perspective. (2020). SEARCH Journal of Media and Communication Research (SEARCH) 2020 Volume 12 Issue 3. Available at: (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Abdul Latif, R. & Abu Hassan, B.R. (2020). Filmic education of borderland texts in Jogho and Bunohan. SEARCH Journal of Media and Communication. 12 (1), 125-139. Available at: (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Abdul Latif, R. & Marot, A.P. (2020). COVID-19 Lockdown in New York: A News Comparison Between the New York Times and Vice News. The Journal of Social Sciences Research. Vol 6 (10). (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Abu Hassan, B.R., Anggrayni, D., Abdul Latif, R. & Wahyuni, P. (2019). Implementing governance and regulation in Indonesia’s broadcasting industry by GEOGRAFIA Malaysian Journal of Society and Space 15 issue 1 (27-38). Available at: (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Abdul Latif, R. (2019). Mere Observations, Fair Comment and Actual Facts: The Voice of Rehman Rashid. Malaysian Journal of Communication. Vol 35: 1 (2019). Available at: (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Anggrayani, D., Abu Hassan, B.R., Abdul Latif, R. Chang, P.K. (2017). Regulasi Media Penyiaran di Indonesia dan Malaysia: Sebuah Analisis Structural by , Ebangi: Journal of Social Science and Humanities. Vol. 12, No. 3 (2017), 015 ISSN: 1823-884x. Available at: file:///C:/Users/102979/Downloads/22476-64749-1-SM.pdf (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Jaafar F.F., Abu Hassan B.R. & Abdul Latif R. (2016). Constructing ‘Sabah-ness’: A critical cinematic analysis on the trope of regionalism [Mengkonstruksi ‘Kesabahan’: Analisis kritis sinematik terhadap wacana kedaerahan]. Jurnal Komunikasi: Malaysian Journal of Communication, 32(2), pp.165-183. Available at: (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Razali M.F., Abu Hassan B.R. & Abdul Latif R. (2016). Disenfranchised arts and cultural heritage: What can film do? [Pemuliharaan warisan terpinggir: Menanggap peranan medium sinema]. Jurnal Komunikasi: Malaysian Journal of Communication, 32(1), pp.651-668. Available at: (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Abdul Latif R. (2015). Errors of judgement in reporting the MH17 tragedy. Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 23(July), pp.155-166. Available T : (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Abdul Latif, R. (2015). Decision Making in the Newsroom – Tell Me Something I Don’t Know. International Journal Advances in Social Science and Humanities Vol 3 (5). Available at: (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Abu Hassan, B.R. & Abdul Latif, R. (2015). Alternative Documakers: Strange Forces at Work. Journal of Social Science and Humanities by E-Bangi is Papers indexed by ProQuest, Index Copernicus, EBSCOhost, DOAJ, Open J-Gate, Google Scholar,Ulrich, ISC and MyAIS. Available at: (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Abdul Latif, R. (2015). The decision making process in the newsrooms. Athens Journal of Mass Media and Communications- Volume 1, Issue 2 (133-156). Available at: (ERA Indexed)
  • Abdul Latif, R. (2013). A Broadcasting History of Malaysia: Progress and Shifts. Asian Social Science. Vol 9, No 6 (2013) > Latif. Available at (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Ismail, S. & Abdul Latif, R. (2013). Authenticity Issues of Social Media: Credibility, Quality and Reality. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET), Issue 74, February 2013, pp. 265-272. Available at: (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Abu Hassan, B.R. & Abdul Latif, R. (2013). Epistephilic Forces in Malaysian Indie Documentary: Three Scenarios. Journal of Asian Pacific Communication 23:2 2013. Available at: (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Salman, A., Er, A.C., Wan Mahmud, W.A. & Abdul Latif, R. (2013). Tracing the Diffusion of Internet in Malaysia: Then and Now. Available at:, Asian Social Science; Vol. 9, No. 6; 2013, ISSN 1911-2017 E-ISSN 1911-2025. Published by Canadian Centre of Science and Education. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Abdul Latif, R. & Abu Hassan, B.R. (2013). Indrani Kopal: A Case Study of Video Journalism as Women Leadership . The SEARCH Journal of the South East Asia Research Centre for Communication and Humanities. Volume 5, No. 2, September 2013.pp. 19-36. Available at: (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Mellor, D., Hapidzal, F. , Teh, K., Ganesan, R., Yeow, J., Abdul Latif, R. & Cummins, R. (2012). Strong Spiritual Engagement and Subjective Well-Being: A Naturalistic Investigation of the Thaipusam Festival. Journal of Spirituality and Mental Health. Vol 14 (3). (ISI-Indexed)
  • Abdul Latif, R. & Ibrahim, F. (2012). A Study on the Decision Making Process in Newsrooms and Government Policies under Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib’s Administration: A Comparison between RTM and Astro Awani. Malaysian Journal of Communication. Issue 28 (2): 205-226. Available at: (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Abdul Latif, R. (2006). Decision making in producing the ‘Jejak rasul 5’ programme at Sistem Television Malaysia Berhad (TV3). JASA, July 2006. (ERA Indexed)
Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,TV,Popular Magazine)
  • Roslina Abdul Latif (2017). Flavors of home and Cham. Available at:
  • Roslina Abdul Latif (2017). Guiding hand. Higher Ed. Available at:
  • Roslina Abdul Latif (2017). Power of dreams. 26 March 2017. Available at:
  • Roslina Abdul Latif ( 2017). Cats, friends for life. Available at:
  • Roslina Abdul Latif (2017). Land of fabled temple. Available at:
  • By Roslina Abdul Latif (2017) The villa keeper and his wife. Available at:
  • Roslina Abdul Latif (2017). A hike to remember. Available at
  • Roslina Abdul Latif (2017). The sound of movies. The New Straits Times, August 19, 2017.
  • Roslina Abdul Latif (2017). The Old Market. The New Straits Times, June 24, 2017
  • Roslina Abdul Latif (2013). Teachers affect eternity. Available at:
  • Roslina Abdul Latif (2013). PERSPECTIVE: Instigating change in the media world. Available at;
  • Roslina Abdul Latif (2012). Mum's the word. The Star.
  • Roslina Abdul Latif (2012) Study Tips: How to astound the examiner. Available at:
  • Roslina Abdul Latif (2011) Doctoral Dreams. The Star.
  • Roslina Abdul Latif (2011). The salt of my life. The Star.
  • Roslina Abdul Latif (2010). ‘I do! I do?’. Available at:
Digital Media
  • Roslina Abdul Latif (2021). Staying alive in the year the music died. Available at:
  • Abdul Latif, R. (May 2021). Speculative Futility. Available online at:
  • Roslina Abdul Latif (2020). ‘Quarantime’ COVID-19. Available at:
  • Roslina Abdul Latif (2020). Of Brick and Online Learning Spaces. Available at:
  • Roslina Abdul Latif (2020). A choice of perception. Available at:
  • Roslina Abdul Latif (2019). A place for those who feel they do not belong (Oct 2019). Available at:
  • Roslina Abdul Latif (2019). Remembering Rehman Rashid (June 2019). Available at:
  • Roslina Abdul Latif (2019). The Sage, the Stuntman and the Star. Available online at:
  • Roslina Abdul Latif (2019). Press Freedom: Did we ever have it? (Sept 2019) Astro Awani
  • Roslina Abdul Latif (2019). Healthcare: Are we ready? (Nov 2019) Astro Awani
  • Invited speaker on The Fake News Scenarios in Malaysia at the 16th Annual International Conference on Communication and Mass Media, 14-17 May 2018, Athens, Greece., 2018 to 2018 (Invited Speaker)
  • Invited speaker for the University of Passau, Germany to conduct a workshop for the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) in Thailand in November 2015 on the broadcasting differences between Thailand and Malaysia in terms of laws and regulation in Pattaya, Thailand., 2015 to 2015 (Invited Speaker)
  • Sidelines was awarded 50 Best Malaysian Titles at the Frankfurt International Book Fair in Germany, 2014 to 2018 (Book)
  • Sidelines won a writing grant from Perpustakaan Negara, Malaysia, 2014 to 2018 (Book)
  • Sidelines was the finalist at the International Book Awards in the United States, 2014 to 2018 (Book)
  • Invited Speaker at the RIPE 2014 Conference Public Service Media across Boundaries in Tokyo, Japan. Re Visionary Interpretations of the Public Enterprise (RIPE 2014) Conference Public Service media Across Boundaries, 27-29 August 2014. Representing the South East Asian region with paper titled Crossing Boundaries in the Broadcast Media Industry in Malaysia., 2014 to 2014 (Invited Speaker)
  • Best paper Award nominee in the 3rd International SEARCH Conference in 2013. Roslina Abdul Latif and Faridah Ibrahim (2013). Paper title: A Study on the Decision Making Process in Newsrooms: Tell Me Something I Don t Know., 2013 to 2013 (Article in Proceeding)
  • Best paper Award at the International Workshop on Collaboration and Intelligence in Blended Learning 2012. Paper title: Learning Environment over the Social Network in Personal Knowledge Management by Sharinaz Ismail, Roslina Abdul Latif & Mohd Sharifuddin Ahmad. Proceedings of International Workshop on Collaboration and Intelligence in Blended Learning (CIBL - 2012) , 2012 to 2012 (Article in Proceeding)
(Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Academic Level),(Role)
  • Gratifications in Beauty Blogging: A study conducted in the Klang Valley, Malaysia, Lee Jian Quin, Master by Research  (Main Supervisor)
  • An Exploration on the Representation of Feminine Beauty Ideals for the Modern Malay Woman in Jelita Magazine , Atiya Yusof, Master by Research  (Main Supervisor)
  • The Pursuit of Perfection: An Analysis on Women s Magazines in Malaysia and the Effects on Their Personalities, JUANI JAMALLUDIN, Master by Coursework  (Main Supervisor)
  • The Power of Political Cartoons: A Case Study of Zunar s Twit Twit Cincin , Sojoud Elgarrai, Master by Coursework  (Main Supervisor)
  • Feminist leadership and the appearance of power, culture and ideological resistance in The Hunger Games Trilogy., Maheswari Jeyabalan , Master by Coursework  (Main Supervisor)
  • Justice of branding: An online brand management study on local fashion brands using Instagram, Devaraujah Selvarajah, Master by Coursework  (Main Supervisor)
  • Lam'ath Mohamed, Master by Research  (Main Supervisor)
  • LI SHANYU  (Main Supervisor)
  • GUO MEICHEN  (Main Supervisor)
(Course Title),(Course Mode),(Date/Duration),(Level)
  • Workshop for external examiners for the Malaysian Journal of Communication UKM 2020, Research, 27/02/2020 to 27/02/2020 (International)
  • Taklimat Penilaian Pematuhan Akreditasi Program kepada Ahli Panel Penilai MQA, Non research, 21/02/2020 to 21/02/2020 (National)
  • 16th Graduate Research Colloquium (SOMAC), Research, 12/12/2018 to 12/12/2018 (University)
  • Media and Communication Lecture Series (MCLS): ECHO BAG - Sharing the Challenges and Opportunities in Research , Research, 28/11/2018 to 28/11/2018 (University)
  • Industry Forum: Driving Digital Transformation: Building Industry Resilience Forum 2018 by MCMC, Research, 22/11/2018 to 22/11/2018 (National)
  • MCMC RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM: Maximising Individual and Societal Participation in the Digital Economy through Digital Inclusion at Putrajaya Marriott Hotel, Research, 21/11/2018 to 21/11/2018 (International)
  • Taklimat COPPA Instrument dan MQF 2.0 (Siri 3), Non research, 14/11/2018 to 14/11/2018 (Government Sector)
  • UKM Integrated International Conference 2018 (UKM-IIC 2018), Research, 12/11/2018 to 14/11/2018 (International)
  • 16th Graduate Research Colloquium (SHTE) , Research, 31/10/2018 to 31/10/2018 (University)
  • Forum Media Kebangsaan 2018 , Research, 10/10/2018 to 10/10/2018 (National)
  • Discovery Cafe 2.0: SOCIAL MEDIA: YAY OR NAY? , Research, 20/09/2018 to 20/09/2018 (University)
  • Media and Communication Lecture Series (MCLS): The Political Economy of ICTs, Power Asymmetry and the Community Empowerment in Bangladesh by Prof. Dr. Mohammad Sahid Ullah of University of Chittagong, Bangladesh. , Research, 19/09/2018 to 19/09/2018 (University)
  • Framing: A Theoretical Framework and Analysis Approach (Starts 11/07/2018), Research, 11/07/2018 to 11/07/2018 (University)
  • Framing: A Theoretical Framework and Analysis Approach (Starts 04/07/2018), Research, 04/07/2018 to 04/07/2018 (University)
  • Taklimat COPPA Instrument dan MQF 2.0 (Siri 2), Non research, 04/07/2018 to 04/07/2018 (Government Sector)
  • 17th Annual International Conference on Communication and Mass Media, Athens, Greece., Research, 13/05/2018 to 16/05/2018 (International)
  • Driving Digital Transformation: Building Industry Resilience Forum 2018, Research, 11/04/2018 to 11/04/2018 (Government Sector)
  • Taklimat COPPA Instrument dan MQF 2.0, Non research, 14/03/2018 to 14/03/2018 (Government Sector)
  • Bengkel Latihan Panel Penilai APEL (A), Non research, 27/02/2018 to 27/02/2018 (Government Sector)
  • Ethnicity and Conflicts in Southeast Asia, Research, 11/09/2017 to 11/09/2017 (International)
  • THE 5TH INTERNATIONAL SEARCH CONFERENCE 2017 (SOC Only), Research, 18/05/2017 to 19/05/2017
  • The Fifth International SEARCH Conference 2017, Research, 18/05/2017 to 19/05/2017 (International)
  • International Society for Teacher Education (ISfTE) 2016 Asia Pacific Regional Conference - Global Citizenship Education, Research, 21/11/2016 to 22/11/2016 (International)
  • UKM Integrated International Conference 2016 (UKM-IIC2016), Research, 14/11/2016 to 16/11/2016 (International)
  • Taylor s 9th Teaching and Learning Conference (TTLC2016), Research, 12/11/2016 to 13/11/2016 (International)
  • Seminar APP MQA Effective Audit Report Writing for Programme Accreditation, Non research, 25/07/2016 to 25/07/2016 (Government Sector)
  • Forum Filem: Filem Malaysia. Filem benar itu tadi adalah rekaan semata-mata , Research, 10/05/2016 to 10/05/2016 (National)
  • News Diffusion Studies: Malaysian Cases in A Global Context by Prof Dato Sri Dr Syed Arabi Idid, Research, 28/03/2016 to 28/03/2016 (National)
  • Islamist Propaganda and Internet Jihadism: Social Media Strategies and Hollywood - Style aesthetics targeting at Global Youth Audience by Prof Dr Oliver Hahn, University of Passau, Germany (UKM), Research, 21/03/2016 to 21/03/2016 (International)
  • Taylor s 8th Teaching and Learning Conference (TTLC2015), Research, 28/11/2015 to 29/11/2015 (International)
  • The Fourth International SEARCH Conference 2015, Research, 28/05/2015 to 29/05/2015 (International)
  • (Bengkel COPPA Siri 1/2015), Non research, 09/04/2015 to 11/04/2015 (Government Sector)
  • International Conference on Language, Communication and Education (LANCOMME), Research, 03/12/2014 to 04/12/2014 (International)
  • RIPE@2014 - Public Service Media Across Boundaries, Tokyo, Japan. , Research, 26/08/2014 to 29/08/2014 (International)
  • 12th Annual International Conference on Communication and Mass Media, Athens, Greece., Research, 12/05/2014 to 15/05/2014 (International)
  • 13th International Conference on Media and Communication (MENTION13), Research, 26/11/2013 to 28/11/2013 (International)
  • The Third International SEARCH Conference 2013, Research, 30/05/2013 to 31/05/2013 (International)
  • i-come 2012: Revisiting Communication for Organizational and Social Change, Exploring the Missing Link, Research, 01/11/2012 to 03/11/2012 (International)
  • Media and Current Regional Issues: Media as a Bridge Towards Understanding Regional Relations, Research, 04/10/2012 to 05/10/2012 (International)
  • MAHIDOL-UKM 5: THE 5TH THAI-MALAYSIAN International Conference on South East Asian Studies, Bangkok, Thailand, Research, 16/02/2012 to 17/02/2012 (International)
  • Seminar and Workshop on Oral History, Living Memory and Social Integration by Associate Professor Holger Briel from University of Nicosia, Cyprus. Institute of Occidental Studies, University Kebangsaan Malaysia , Research, 22/12/2011 to 23/12/2011 (National)
  • Media Law and Ethics: Responsibility in Journalism Colloquium. Prof. Jane E. Kirtley, Silha Professor of Media Ethics and Law, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA (UKM), Research, 17/10/2011 to 17/10/2011 (National)
  • MENTION 2011: Communication and Transformation - Progress and Paradox , Research, 11/10/2011 to 12/10/2011 (International)
  • Persidangan MENTION 2011 Galak Penyelidikan Saintifik , Research, 10/10/2011 to 10/10/2011 (International)