dr. O. Nyirubugara

dr. O. Nyirubugara
Lecturer Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication Department of Media and Communication
Location
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam
Room
M 8-35
Telephone
Email
nyirubugara@eshcc.eur.nl
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Profile

Dr. Nyirubugara started his teaching career in 2012 right after completing his PhD in Media Studies at the University of Amsterdam. He taught various courses related to journalism and media, amongst other subjects, at Erasmus University Rotterdam (2012–2016 & 2019–) at both the BA and MA levels. He has also been working as senior lecturer in Journalism, Media Theory, and Research Skills, among others, at The Hague University of Applied Sciences since 2013.

Dr. Nyirubugara’s current research interests are focused on Ethics of Journalism, more specifically on the ethics of war reporting and on the ethical challenges of live-blogging. His latest paper titled “Shooting Kids” (published in Journalism Studies, 2018) is…

Dr. Nyirubugara started his teaching career in 2012 right after completing his PhD in Media Studies at the University of Amsterdam. He taught various courses related to journalism and media, amongst other subjects, at Erasmus University Rotterdam (2012–2016 & 2019–) at both the BA and MA levels. He has also been working as senior lecturer in Journalism, Media Theory, and Research Skills, among others, at The Hague University of Applied Sciences since 2013.

Dr. Nyirubugara’s current research interests are focused on Ethics of Journalism, more specifically on the ethics of war reporting and on the ethical challenges of live-blogging. His latest paper titled “Shooting Kids” (published in Journalism Studies, 2018) is about visual representation of children in the international press coverage of the Syrian civil war. Next to that, his research investigates the workings and political and social implications of collective memory in post-genocide Rwanda.

Prior to embracing his academic career, Dr. Nyirubugara worked as a journalist both in Africa and Europe for international media outlets including the UN News and Information Agency (IRIN), Radio France International, Deutsche Welle, The Economist Intelligence Unit, and Africa News. Between 2007 and 2015, he coordinated a citizen journalism project that aimed to empower grassroots reporters throughout Africa. He trained and coached more than 100 citizen journalists in 8 African countries.

  • Media Systems in Comparative Perspective

    Title
    Media Systems in Comparative Perspective
    Year
    2018
    Year level
    (BA-1) (Pre-master) (Pre-master) (Pre-master) (Pre-master)

    ICTs and Emerging Markets

    Title
    ICTs and Emerging Markets
    Year
    2018
    Year level
    (BA-2)

    Bachelor's Thesis Class IBCoM

    Title
    Bachelor's Thesis Class IBCoM
    Year
    2018
    Year level
    (BA-3)
  • Lecturer

    University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication
    Department
    Department of Media and Communication
    Country
    Nederland
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    Senior lecturer

    University
    The Hague University of Applied Sciences
    School
    Faculty of Management & Organization
    Department
    Netherlands
    Country
    Nederland
    Telephone
  • Haagse Hogeschool

    Role
    Lecturer
    Obtained Wage
    yes
    Start date approval
    Oct/2013

Address

Visiting address

Burg. Oudlaan 50 3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738 3000 DR Rotterdam