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Welcome Dr Bruce Mutsvairo

The Media Studies department is delighted to welcome visiting scholar Dr Bruce Mutsvairo, who joins the department for this semester as a CODESRIA Visiting Professor. Bruce is a Senior Lecturer in Journalism in the Department of Social Sciences at Northumbria University in the UK, and he is spending his sabbatical with us. Bruce is a former journalist with the Amsterdam bureau of the Associated Press (AP). He is an intersectoral researcher with interests in citizen journalism, social media and political participation, focusing primarily on the sub-Saharan African region. His latest book "Perspectives on Participatory Politics and Citizen Journalism in a Networked Africa: A Connected Continent was published in November 2015 with Palgrave Macmillan. While he is with us he will be teaching a course on Digital Activism in the Third Year "Power" Stream and working on his forthcoming book on Research in Africa. You contact him on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. should you like to get in touch or say hello.


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