The Future of Journalism conference

The Future of Journalism Conference at Cardiff University, hosted by JOMEC. 14-16 September, 2017. In September, I presented part of my first thesis chapter at the Future of Journalism conference at Cardiff University. The experience was daunting, even though I am a “seasoned” conference-goer. I was unsure what to expect because a lot of my…

Presenting at IAMCR 2016

Things have been up in the air lately. I don’t mean my research – I’m steadily working through chapters and data. I’m talking about going to a research conference. The International Association of Media and Communication Research is one of the largest meetings of media experts in the world. This year, the IAMCR conference will…

Zambia with the SSRC in 2016

During a week in January, the SSRC Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa Fellows gathered in Lusaka for a bi-annual development workshop. I am part of the 2015-2016 cohort, awarded for the dissertation research section. “The Next Generation Social Sciences model responds to an emerging dilemma within higher education in the global South caused by…