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Post-Truth. Post-Facts. New challenges to journalism

Post-Truth. Post-Facts. New challenges to journalism

I was honoured to attend and speak at ‘The Future of Journalism Conference: Journalism in a Post-Truth Era’ that took place from 14 to 15 September at the University of…

Why do journalists love tensions rather than peace?

Why do journalists love tensions rather than peace?

Last November I was honoured to be invited as keynote speaker at the second Great Lakes Diaspora Conference discussing “The role of media in conflict and peacebuilding in the Great…

Citizen What? Citizen contributions to Rwandan commercial radios

Citizen What? Citizen contributions to Rwandan commercial radios

I am sure I am not the only one who would be intrigued by a paper presentation titled “ Citizen Journalism and Democratization of Mainstream Media in Rwanda”. There are…

No Comment! Readjusting discussions around news

No Comment! Readjusting discussions around news

One of the features of Web 2.0 is that we, as users, can interact with other users, discuss with them almost in real time, and even engage their contents. User…

MCR book reviewed in African Journalism Studies journal

MCR book reviewed in African Journalism Studies journal

African Journalism Studies (Volume 37, Issue 1, 2016) has published a review of my 2014 book Mobile community reporting: a grassroots perspective on journalism, in which I outlined what I…

A mobile lens on children’s rights (2014)

A mobile lens on children’s rights (2014)

In much of Africa, mobile technologies have now permeated almost all aspects of life, from keeping in touch with family members to coordinating small businesses. They have also opened new…

Mobile Community Reporting: A Grassroots Perspective on Journalism (2013)

Mobile Community Reporting: A Grassroots Perspective on Journalism (2013)

Almost everyone in Africa knows a mobile phone, the most widespread communication technology on the continent. That technology started as a voice-only tool before integrating other functions such as messaging,…

Professor Lemarchand comes to Amsterdam

Professor Lemarchand comes to Amsterdam

Professor Lemarchand comes to Amsterdam to discuss the Politics of Memory in the Great Lakes region. One interesting theme I looking forward to listening about is amnesia, which I discussed…

Fighting to prove you’re a better mother

Fighting to prove you’re a better mother

Do you know why these two co-wives are fighting? To find out who is the best mother! What’s more, the neighbours are enjoying the scene. Watch the very last few…

Woman to woman marriage as cultural punishment

Woman to woman marriage as cultural punishment

Woman to woman marriage as cultural punishment! I viewed this video two years ago, but I had not stopped a bit to think about it. In the Kuria tribe in…

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