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j. Siguru Wahutu

Assistant Professor in Media, Culture, and Communication

Media, Culture, and Communication

j. Siguru Wahutu's research stream is in the fields of Sociology of Knowledge and the Sociology of Media, with an emphasis on genocide, mass violence, and ethnicity in sub-Saharan Africa. He has also written about global media patterns in covering genocide in Africa, on ethnicity, land, and politics in Kenya. This line of research has appeared in African AffairsSociological Forum, Media, Culture, and Society, and Global Media and Communication

Wahutu's secondary research stream focuses on questions about data privacy, media manipulation, and Kenyan media’s experimentation with social media platforms. This line of research has appeared in the journal of African Journalism Studies. He currently has book proposals for both research stream being considered by academic presses.

 

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Media, Culture, and Communication

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