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Ku Seman Ku Hussein

Ku Seman Ku Hussein

Ku Seman Ku Hussein
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Is Journalist Writer
From Malaysia
Field Journalism Literature
Gender male
Birth 10 January 1960, Kangar, Malaysia
Age 62 years
Star sign Capricorn
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Biography

Ku Seman Ku Hussein (born 10. 01. 1960, Kangar) – Malaysian journalist, film critic, and popular blogger.

Short biography

In 1984, he joined the influential Malaysian newspaper "Utusan Melayu" (later "Utusan Malaysia") where he worked for 32 years, reaching the position of an editor. He left the newspaper in March 2016 due to disagreement with the policy of the ruling party UMNO, to whom this newspaper belonged. At the same time, he rejected the post of executive director of the newspaper's publisher Utusan Group. He was a political observer, led under the pseudonym Awang Selamat his rubric on topical political issues "Notes of Awang Selamat". He wrote a lot about culture, literature, theater and cinema. In 2013–2016, he was a member of the Board of Trustees of the National Academy of Arts Culture and Heritage of Malaysia (ASWARA). After leaving the newspaper, he became a popular blogger. From 27 September 2018 to 3 May 2019 he kept the column "From the Summit" in the same newspaper (published about 30 articles).

Awards

  • Award for Best Film Criticism (Anugerah Pengkritik Filem Terbaik, 1986).
  • State Prize for the Best Book of the Year (Anugerah Buku Negara, 2019).

Publications[4]

  • KKBS lancar Bulan Budaya mulai 1 Ogos // Adat Resam dan Kebudayaan 1986.
  • Jambatan budaya antara Sabah dan Semenanjung // Adat Resam dan Kebudayaan 1986.
  • Berpesta untuk memenuhi Wawasan 2020 // Adat Resam dan Kepercayaan Jilid 2 1991.
  • "As Is" hidup yang penuh prejudis. Kuala Lumpur: Utusan Publications 1992.
  • Pelapis kuda kepang // Adat Resam dan Kebudayaan. 1993.
  • Penjajahan Barat melalui filem // Mastika, 32; Dis. 1993
  • Temu puisi III: manifestasi dua seni. Kuala Lumpur: Utusan Publications 1994.
  • Mengimbas filem Melayu abad 20 // Massa, 218: 57; 4 Dis. 1999.
  • Shahnon: meninggalkan gaya konvensional // Massa, 4 (188): 30–31; 14 Mei 1999.
  • Hamzah Hussin: antara sastera dengan filem. Kuala Lumpur: Utusan Publications, 2007.
  • Analogi Akar, Pokok dan Rasuah // Politik: artikel-artikel integriti: 2000–2008. Ed. Anis Yusal Yusoff, Zubayry Abady Sofian. Kuala Lumpur: Utusan Publications, 2008, pp. 36–41.
  • Norhisham Mustaffa: drama radio wadah berkarya // Seminar Pengkaryaan Sasterawan Norhisham Mustaffa, (2008: Kelantan): 7ms
  • Yasmin Ahmad peneraju filem berwajah Malaysia // Dewan Budaya, Jil. 31 bil. 09 (Sept. 2009), ms. 56–58
  • Pentingnya mise en scene dalam filem. Kuala Lumpur: Utusan Publications, 2012.
  • Sastera dan Media: Cabaran dan Peluang // Sastera Teras Negara Bangsa. Ed. Mohamad Saleeh Rahamad, Rozlan Mohamed Noor. Kuala Lumpur: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia, 2015, pp. 387–394.
  • Anekdot Ku Seman: Kayu Hulu Kapak. Editor Mohd Rozlan Mohamed Noor. Kuala Lumpur: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia, 2018.

Family

  • Father Ku Hussein (died 1998)
  • Mother Rukiah binti Matt Isa (died 2008)
  • Children: Ku Amirul Faiz, Ku Nurul Izzah, Ku Nurul Afiqah
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 24 Nov 2019. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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