Journalism in exile: lessons from Latin America and East Africa

Reuters Institute for the study of Journalism Seminar Series

Wednesday 14 June 2023   13:00 to 14:00


Louisa Esther Mugabo, journalist and PhD candidate.


Virtual Event


Louisa is a PhD candidate at University College Cork studying the phenomenon of contemporary exile journalism through interviews with journalists exiled from East Africa and Latin America.

She has previously worked with Burundian exiled journalists in Rwanda and done further research on topics including internet shutdowns, local conflict reporting, press freedom in (post-)conflict settings, and genocide denial. We’ll hear about her findings from Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Eritrea and Burundi.

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Part of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism’s Global Journalism Seminars series.

Type: Reuters Institute