Thursday, January 17, 2019 | ePaper

Book Review

Investigative Journalism and Media

by Hasan Mahmud

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ew books are published every year.  Readers wait in search of new books, and obviously, good books. ‘Investigative Journalism and Media’ by Hasan Mahmud is a good book.  This book is useful for journalists and others who are willing to know about investigative journalism and media.
People like to watch television news and this book describes how these news are prepared and the brief process behind it. The readers will understand the important work of journalists.  
Some have exploration mentality. They love to explore and investigate. They have interest to know the unknown information behind. So, in the media world investigative journalism is very important.
In this background the writer has beautifully described what investigative journalism is and how these are done -the work of camera, about MCR and PCR, then how to make a report and many more, in this book. Besides that, from the beginning of this book the readers will see some quotations of renowned investigative journalists of the world. Then the writer  has presented a part of his report on work with United Nations Peace Keeping Mission at South Sudan (UNMISS) in 2007.  The readers will be benefitted by reading this book because they will get many unknown and surprising information.
Hasan Mahmud, the writer of this book, is professionally a much known face in investigative journalism. He has been working in the media for a very long time.
He served as a special correspondent in some leading Satellite Television channels.  His reports were praised by viewers.
The 88 pages book has been printed in offset paper. The writer Hasan Mahmmad is the author of a good number of books. 'Investigative Journalism and Media' will be helpful for many.  We wait for books from this writer deserving such appreciation.  
The book has been published by Gatidhara, 38/2/Ka, Banglabazar, Dhaka. Price of the book is Tk 520.
We expect wide circulation of this book.
 Reviewed by Shahadat Hossain Shahin 

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