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Dr. Benjamin Muindi

Lecturer and Researcher at Zetech University

Lived experiences safety of journalists trauma terrorism media in Africa media conflict and peacebuilding

Dr. Benjamin Muindi a Kenyan-based journalist turned media scholar. He has a decade of experience in media practice mainly working for the mainstream media in Kenya at the Nation Media Group. Benjamin delights in teaching and researching journalism and is currently a lecturer of journalism and media practice at Zetech University in Nairobi.

Definition of journalists' safety

When journalists can exert their agency without structural interference or constraints that limit their capacity to do their work.

Future plans for research on journalists' safety

I am interesting in studying surveillance of journalists by State and non-State agents.
Research focuses:
Physical, Psychological, Digital
Methods used in research:
Countries of research focus:

Areas interested in collaborating with NGOs

Safety, trauma and surveillance

Areas interested in collaborating with other researchers

Safety, trauma and surveillance

Dr. Benjamin Muindi