Posts Tagged ‘Journalism’

By: Felicien Mwumvaneza

Even when no one heeded their cry, the western media did their best during the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda to inform the world about the tragedy as it unfolded. Since then, they continued to report on Rwanda, albeit losing their much-coveted role of agenda setting due to public admiration of the country‚Äôs extraordinary progress and they have since been forced to follow audience interests in reporting about the country. (more…)

By Eddie Rwema–April 14, 2011

A Carleton University professor thinks pulling the plug on a program that supports the development of journalism in Rwanda would be a mistake. (more…)

By Allan Thompson

Those who work to build the capacity of the media in Rwanda are soon confronted by a conundrum, a sort of journalistic chicken and egg syndrome. Is it possible, or even appropriate, for outside actors to contribute to building the capacity of the media sector in a post-conflict environment where press freedom still faces overwhelming challenges? (more…)

By Tom Ndahiro[1]

In post-genocide Rwanda, hate propaganda remains rife. The only difference between now and pre-July 1994, is that the genocidaires are not in power. (more…)

By Tom Gjelten

Carnegie Corporation of New York established the Carnegie Commission on Preventing Deadly Conflict in May 1994 to address the looming threats to world peace of intergroup violence and to advance new ideas for the prevention and resolution of deadly conflict. (more…)