• Assisting academic and professional communities in understanding the issues and values of public opinion and associated institutions.
• Exploring the role of the traditional and new media in influencing public opinion.
• Providing a platform to present research papers on their recent studies on elections in Asia (Indonesia, India, Malaysia, Pakistan).
• Discussing the factors that inhibit the growth of public opinion in Asia.
• Facilitating dialogues between academics and industry leader.


• Politics of media
• Socio-demographic factors
• Multicultural media
• Media and cultural representation
• Media and politics
• Ideologies in communication
• Representation and power
• Media hegemony and society
• Linking civil society and media
• Civil society and politics
• Political election and perception
• Electronic voting and issues
• Media in the digital era
• Social media
• Media and journalism: changing dimensions
• Internet and online media
• Media globalisation
• Methodological challenges and improvement
• Challenges of comparative research
• Media convergence research
• Cross cultural concerns in data collection and management issues
• Media industry challenges and opportunities
• Media industry in the digital age
• Digital media policies
• Social media, big data, and sentiment analysis
• Humanising digital media
• Public opinion and health legislation
• Health campaigns in digital media
• Pandemic and Health education
• Health information and communication strategies
• Intellectual property
• Getting recognition
• Digital media and Islamic perspective
• Media law in Asian region
• Media law and Pandemic

How to Present
Your Paper?

Please contact our secretariat team for more support inside Microsoft Teams.

Submit Abstract

Submit your abstract to the official email with a subject “Abstract for WAPORASIAKL2020”.



Notification of acceptance will be given after the abstract is reviewed and accepted.


Prepare a Video

Prepare a 10-minute video (horizontal format) and send the video to the official email together with a proof of payment.


Zoom ID

Zoom's meeting code and WhatsApps's link will be given one week before the conference date.


Conference Day

Participate in the conference on 9-10 November, 2020.


Digital Certificate

Digital certificate will be given to all presenters within two weeks after the conference date.


Important Dates

By September 5, 2020

Abstract Submission

By September 10, 2020

Notification of Acceptance

By September 16-30, 2020

Proof of Payment

By September 16-30, 2020

Video Submission

November 9-10, 2020

Workshop and Conference

Participation and Fees


1. Malaysian

RM 300

2. International
(WAPOR Members)

USD 100

3. International
(Non-WAPOR Members)

USD 130

Conference Participants

1. Academicians / Professionals

RM 50

2. Postgraduate Students

RM 50

3. Academicians /
Professionals / Postgraduate
Students (International)

USD 30


1. Local

RM 100

2. International

USD 150