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 inĀ Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, examines the metajournalistic discourse of Rwandan journalists and the impact of that discourse on their relationships. Read it here.