Ruth Moon, PhD

Welcome! I study journalists and the ways they incorporate competing pressures and values into their work, especially in strong-state contexts on the global periphery. I am working on a book about the way journalists construct their occupational identities in such places, with a focus on Rwanda.

My latest article, published in Digital Journalism, examines the role of new technology in the infrastructure network that enables and constrains newsgathering for Rwandan journalists. Read it here.

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