Monthly Archives: November 2017

Digital media skills for today’s newsrooms

Newsrooms across the world are having to adapt to the onset of digital advancements rocking the industry. A tall order for journalists. A good way to test your social media skills as a media practitioner (especially female – lest you … Continue reading

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Witness to Uganda’s military take-over

I was 10 when Museveni’s rebels burst into the capital, Kampala in 1986. I remember, the teachers at Luzira Church of Uganda, in a panicked frenzy, dispersed us from school at about 11 am. We lived near Silver Springs, in … Continue reading

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The triple jeopardy of Anite’s sychophancy

THE recent chaotic scenes of Ugandan paliamentarians embroiled in fist fights was something to behold. The cause of this stand-off was the bid to amend article 102b of Uganda’s constitution – i.e. to remove presidential term limits. This would ultimately … Continue reading

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Mediebruk, samfunnsengasjement og sosial kapital i en digital æra

I dette bok kapitlet i ‘Immateriell kapital – Fjordantologien 2017’, skrevet av meg, Hilde G. Corneliussen og Lin Prøitz – tar vi utgangspunkt i en studie av ikke-vestlige innvandrerkvinner sin mediebruk i lys av samfunnsengasjement. Vi utforsker sosial kapital, også … Continue reading

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Visualizing feminist dissent in the era of social media and kleptocratic regimes

TRAIL BLAZER: The brave Stella Nyanzi (PhD) from Uganda, a good example of how social media can be a space for self-expression, dissent – and a threat to a kleptocratic regime. Pix: Internet. Currently working on an article about online … Continue reading

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Norway and the gender paradox in innovation – in search of the naked truth!

The gender paradox in Norway truly fascinates me. Year after year Norway continues to impress with her presence at the top echelons of several global ‘well-being’ indicators. For instance, this year Norway jumped from fourth place to number 1 as … Continue reading

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