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Submissions from 2024

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The state of women in the media: Representation, coverage and framing of women in East African media, Aga Khan University, Graduate School of Media and Communications

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Putting forward sustainability as a model for journalism education and training, Nancy Booker, Bruce Mutsvairo, Dinesh Baliah, Theodora Dame Adjin-Tettey, Lars Tallert, and Jean Mujati

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Towards learning excellence in Universities: a critical review of information and communication technology policies in education in Kenya, Caroline Kiarie and Nicola-Jane Jones

Submissions from 2023

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Policy paper media under pressure: The trouble with press freedom in Kenya, George Nyabuga

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Soil water use efficiency under integrated soil management practices in the drylands of Kenya, Nathan O. Oduor, Monicah Mucheru-Muna, Jayne Njeri Mugwe, Isaya Sijali, George Nyabuga, and Daniel Njiru Mugendi

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Media consumption in an evolving digital world: millennials and digital natives’ consumption habits and implications for legacy media in Kenya, Hesbon Owilla, Clare Mogere, and Nancy Achieng Booker

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Online audiences and gatekeeping: user comments and their infuence on editorial processes in newsrooms in Kenya, Beryl Anyango Oywer, Hesbon Owilla, Nancy Achieng' Booker, and Paul Kimweli

Submissions from 2022

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Determinants of soil fertility information needs and access among smallholder farmers in the central highlands of Kenya, Pamellah A. Asule, Collins M. Musafiri, George Nyabuga, Wambui Kiai, Felix K. Ngetich, and Christoph Spurk

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Overview of environmental policy on sand harvesting and its effect to the sustainability of rivers in Makueni County, Marietta M. Musyoka and Reginald Nalugala

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Enhancing water use efficiency through integrated soil management practices in the drylands of Kenya, Nathan Okoth Oduor, Monicah Mucheru-Muna, Jayne N. Mugwe, Isaya Sijali, George Nyabuga, and Daniel Mugendi

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Nutrient and organic carbon losses by erosion, and their economic and environmental implications in the drylands of Kenya, Nathan O. Oduor, Monicah Mucheru-Muna, Jayne N. Mugwe, Isaya Sijali, George Nyabuga, and Daniel N. Mugendi

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The state of innovation and media viability in East Africa: from indepth media house surveys, Hesbon Hansen Owilla, Rose Kimani, Ann Hollifield, Julia Wegner, Dennis Reineck, and Roland Schürhoff

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Implementation of respondent driven sampling in Nairobi, Kenya, for tracking key family planning indicators among adolescents and youth: lessons learnt, Mary Thiongo, Peter Gichangi, Patrick Macho, Meagan Byrne, Peter Kimani, Michael Waithaka, Scott Radloff, Philip Anglewicz, and Michele Decker

Submissions from 2021

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Colonialism and sexuality, in Tayeb Salih’s season of migration to the north and Peter Kimani’s dance of the Jakaranda., Tomi Adeaga and Peter Kimani

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Media viability in Kenya, Aga Khan University

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Media viability in Tanzania, Aga Khan University

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Media viability in Uganda, Aga Khan University

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Trends of armed conflict in Kenya from 1997 to 2021: an exploratory data analysis, Peter Kimani, Caroline Mugo, and Henry Athiany

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Gender-specific determinants of Zai technology use intensity for improved soil water management in the drylands of Upper Eastern Kenya, Amos Mwenda Ndeke, Jane Njeri Mugwe, Hezron Mogaka, George Nyabuga, Milka Kiboi, Felix Ng'etich, Monicah Mucheru-Muna, Isaya Sijali, and Daniel Mugambi

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Determinants of farmers’ knowledge on soil and water conservation technologies in dry zones of central Highlands, Kenya, Maureen Njenga, Jane N. Mugwe, Hezron Mogaka, George Nyabuga, Milka Kiboi, Felix Ng'etich, Monicah Mucheru-Muna, Isaya Sijali, and Daniel Mugambi

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Communication factors influencing adoption of soil and water conservation technologies in the dry zones of Tharaka-Nithi County, Kenya, Maureen Wairimu Njenga, Jayne Njeri Mugwe, Hezron Mogaka, George Nyabuga, Milka Kiboi, Felix Ng'etich, Monicah Mucheru-Muna, Isaya Sijali, and Daniel Mugambi

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Media Landscape and Open Contracting Narrative in Kenya, Malawi and Tanzania, George Nyabuga

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Influencers, amplifiers, and icons: a systematic approach to understanding the roles of Islamophobic actors on Twitter, Lawrence Pintak

Submissions from 2020

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Kenyan Media Trends and Predictions, Alex Awiti, Njoki Chege, and Hesbon Owilla

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Religion in African literature: representation, critique and imagination, Peter Kimani and Adriaan van Klinken

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Political Showmanship A Critical Analysis of Electoral Debates in Kenya, George Nyabuga

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Mapping Broadcast Media Outlets and Accredited Journalists in Kenya: Towards Understanding News and Information Inequalities, Hesbon Owilla, Njoki Chege, Alex Awiti, and Caleb Orwa

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Pathways to African feminism and development, Mwangi Anna Petkova, Mbugua Rosemary, Muleka Joseph, Carter Phillis, Gunde Anthony, Chika Ubendu, Sulaiman Lanre, and George Nyabuga

Submissions from 2019

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Frame Analysis: Newspaper Coverage of Kenya's Oil Exploration in the Post-2012 Discovery Era, Kioko Ireri, Njoki Chege, Joy Kibarabara, and Don Bosco Onyalla

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Hate Spin: The Manufacture of Religious Offense and Its Threat to Democracy, Lawrence Pintak

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Middle Eastern and North African Journalism, Lawrence Pintak

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Islamophobia: Stoking Fear & Prejudice in the 2018 Midterms, Lawrence Pintak, Jonathan Albright, Brian J. Bowe, and Shaheen Pasha

Submissions from 2018

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Case-based education: A strategy for contextualising journalism curriculum in East Africa, Rhonda Breit

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At war: government and media tensions in contemporary Kenya and the implications for public interest, Sam Kamau

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Note from a literary son, Peter Kimani

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Of rattle snakes and grapes of wrath: rise, fall and rise of independent media in Kenya, Peter Kimani

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Negotiating the Balance between Speed and Credibility in Deploying Twitter as Journalistic Tool at the Daily Nation Newspaper in Kenya, Benjamin Muindi

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Romancing the Media: A Critical Interrogation of Political Communication in Presidential Elections in Kenya, George Nyabuga and Wilson Ugangu

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Book Review: Saba Bebawi Investigative journalism in the Arab world: Issues and challenges, Lawrence Pintak

Submissions from 2017

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How Queensland newspapers reported public sector information reform, Rhonda Breit, Richard Fitzgerald, Shuang Liu, and Regan Neal

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Democratic engagement in the digital age: youth, social media and participatory politics in Kenya, Samuel Kamau

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The horrors of Hola: a British atrocity that eclipsed empire, Peter Kimani

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The relationship between Nairobi adolescents’ media use and their sexual beliefs and attitudes, Ann Neville Miller, William Kinnally, Hellen Maleche, and Nancy Booker

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Devolved power: a critical interrogation of the place, roles and obligations of the media at the grassroots in Kenya, George Nyabuga

Submissions from 2016

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Heavy Sexual Content Versus Safer Sex Content: A Content Analysis of the Entertainment Education Drama Shuga, Nancy Booker, Ann Miller, and Peter Ngure

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Engaged Online: Social Media and Youth Civic Engagement in Kenya, Samuel Kamau

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Mediatization in Pakistan: Perceptions of Media Influence on a Fragile Democracy, Lawrence Pintak, Brian J Bowe, and Syed Javed Nazir

Submissions from 2014

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Islam, identity and professional values: A study of journalists in three Muslim-majority regions, Lawrence Pintak

Submissions from 2013

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Empowering and engaging students in learning research methods, Rhonda Breit and Shaung Liu

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Internationalization as de-westernization of the curriculum: the case of journalism at an Australian University, Rhonda Breit, Levi Obijiofor, and Richard Fitzgerald

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Mapping digital media: Kenya, George Nyabuga and Nancy Achieng Booker

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Pakistani journalism: at the crossroads of Muslim identity, national priorities and journalistic culture, Lawrence Pintak and Syed Javed Nazir

Submissions from 2012

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News’ Australian Story of Ethics and Self-Regulation: A Cautionary Tale, Rhonda Breit and Matthew Ricketson

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Being sceptical: deconstructing media freedom and responsibility, George Nyabuga

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Things fall apart : What troubles Hath Hip -hop in Kenya?, George Morara Nyabuga

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Journalism Education in the Pakistani Borderlands, Lawrence Pintak

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Arab journalists, Lawrence Pintak and Jeremy Ginges

Submissions from 2011

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Liberian pastors’ communication about sexual behavior and HIV/AIDS, Nancy Achieng Booker, Kristin L. Davis, and Anne Neville Miller

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Context and content of Kenyan pastors’ communication about sexual behavior and HIV, Nancy Booker, Kristin Leigh Davis, and Ann Neville Miller

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Uniform Defamation Law in Australia: Moving Towards a More 'Reasonable' Privilege, Rhonda Breit

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Kenyan patients’ attitudes regarding doctor ethnicity and doctor–patient ethnic discordance, Ann Neville Miller, Jesica Kinya, Nancy Achieng Booker, Mary Kizito, and Kyalo wa Ngula

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Enhancing Equity in the East African Regional Integration Process: Role of the Media, George Nyabuga

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The Al Jazeera revolution, Lawrence Pintak

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The mission of Indonesian journalism: Balancing democracy, development, and Islamic values, Lawrence Pintak and Budi Setiyono

Submissions from 2010

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WSIS Revisited: Mapping the ideological divide, Rhonda Breit

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Professionalization and public relations: an ethical mismatch, Rhonda Breit and Kristin Demetrious

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Constructing legal narratives: law, language and the media, Jane Johnston and Rhonda Breit

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The new Arab journalist: Mission and identity in a time of turmoil, Lawrence Pintak

Submissions from 2009

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Couples' communication on sexual and relational issues among the Akamba in Kenya, Anne Neville Miller, Lenette Golding, Kyalo wa Ngula, MaryAnne Wambua, Evans Mutua, Mary N. Kitizo, Caroline Teti, Nancy Achieng Booker, Kinya Mwithia, and Donald L. Rubin

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“Misclick” on democracy: new media use by key political parties in Kenya’s disputed December 2007 presidential election, George Nyabuga and Okoth Fred Mudhai

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Border guards of the Imagined Watan : Arab Journalists and the New Arab Consciousness, Lawrence Pintak

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Gaza: Of media wars and borderless journalism, Lawrence Pintak

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Inside the Arab newsroom: Arab journalists evaluate themselves and the competition, Lawrence Pintak and Jeremy Ginges

Submissions from 2008

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How the law defines journalism, Rhonda Breit

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Journalistic self-regulation in Australia: is it ready for the information society?, Rhonda Breit

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Islam, nationalism and the mission of Arab journalism: a survey of attitudes toward religion, politics and the role of Arab media in the twenty-first century, Lawrence Pintak

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Review: Robert J. Art and Louise Richardson (eds), Democracy and Counterterrorism: Lessons from the Past. Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace Press, 2007. US$65.00 (hbk), US$28.00 (pbk). 638 pp, Lawrence Pintak

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Satellite TV news and Arab democracy, Lawrence Pintak

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Taking Stock, Lawrence Pintak

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The role of the media as watch-dogs, agenda-setters and gate-keepers in Arab states, Lawrence Pintak

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The mission of Arab journalism: Creating change in a time of turmoil, Lawrence Pintak and Jeremy Ginges

Submissions from 2007

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Media Corporatism: Whither Journalistic Values?, George Nyabuga

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Amman net founder Daoud Kuttab:“huge need for independent media in Middle East.”, Lawrence Pintak

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BBC Arabic TV: A “Unique Experience” Hosam El Sokkari talks to Arab Media and Society, Lawrence Pintak

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Beyond Media ‘Dialogues’: Time to put away the champagne flutes, Lawrence Pintak

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Darfur: Covering the “forgotten” story, Lawrence Pintak

Submissions from 2006

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Knowledge is power: the Internet and the Kenyan public sphere, George Nyabuga

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Framing the other: worldview, rhetoric and media dissonance since 9/11, Lawrence Pintak

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Look who’s fair and balanced, Lawrence Pintak

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Reflections in a bloodshot lens: America, Islam and the war of ideas, Lawrence Pintak

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Shadow plays: a dark time in Indonesia, seen through two complementary prisms, Lawrence Pintak

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Urban renewal in the global village, Lawrence Pintak

Submissions from 2004

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Towards a theory of journalism as practice, Rhonda Breit

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What role can the Internet play in the development of democracy in Africa?, George Nyabuga

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In the Eye of the Beholder: How mass-mediated perceptions drive terror, Lawrence Pintak

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Philosophy, religion, and science: progressive Muslims, Lawrence Pintak

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The Release Valve of Muslim Democracy: Southeast Asia’s Emerging Model (Global Dialogue Journal), Lawrence Pintak

Submissions from 2003

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Seeds of hate: White House media manipulation nothing new in Middle East, Lawrence Pintak

Submissions from 2002

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Ethics in journalism and Cheryl Kernot: A colloquium, Rhonda Breit, John Harrison, Martin Hirst, Trina McLellan, and Desley Bartlett

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Mugabe's victory spells doom for the media in Zimbabwe, George Nyabuga