K. Yasin Ashraf

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K. Yasin Ashraf is a media analyst, writer, translator and a prominent teacher from Kerala, India.[1] He was a Professor of English language literature at Farook College, Kozhikode. Yasin won the M. M. Ghani award for best teacher at Calicut University in 2005.[2] Currently he is the Associate Editor of Malayalam daily Madhyamam and Managing Director of Media One television channel to be launched by madhyamam .[3][4]


Yasin Ashraf was born at Perinthalmanna in Malappuram on 15 September 1951.[5] His father Kallingal Abdu was former editorial member of Chandrika Daily. His mother was P. Pathutty. He took his Ph.D in English Literature and served as the head of the English Department at Farook College for many years.[6] He was associated with the publication of the monthly Shashtra Vicharam and the MES journal Voice of Islam. His column "Media Scan", in the Malayalam weekly Madhyamam is popular.[citation needed] "Media scan" has also been published as a book format. Ashraf also published various essays and articles on media issues.[citation needed]


  • Media Scan (Malayalam)
  • Religion of Islam: A Comprehensive Study (Translation)
  • One God One Cried (Translation)
  • Family life in Islam (Malayalam)