Ms. Rosemary Kimani
Ms. Rosemary W. Kimani
Ms. Rosemary Kimani is a lecturer at the Department of Communication studies who holds an MPhil in Communication Studies from the University of Ghana, an MA in Communication Studies from Wheaton College, Illinois and a BEd (Hons) in Literature and English from Kenyatta University, Kenya. She has research interests in communication and culture, communication and gender, media content and new media use. Ms. Kimani does freelance editing and writing articles for magazines.
- Kimani, R. & Yeboah A. A. (2011) Beyond unequal visibilities: Are women treated differently from men in the news? African Communication Research, Vol. 4(3), 433-447.
- Akpabli, K. & Kimani, R. (2017). “WhatsApp with Politics Today?” Use of New Media by University Communities for Political Engagement in Ghana. Central Inquiry Vol. 3(1), 98-116.
- May 2016: Social Science Colloquium, University of Ghana; Title: An empirical study of social media use in higher education: Perspectives of Ghanaian university students.
- May 2016: FASS Colloquium, Central University; Title; Who is championing widows rights in Ghana? A content analysis of Daily Graphic’s coverage of the intestate succession law.
- May 2015: FASS Colloquium, Central University College; Title: WhatsApp with Politics Today?” Use of New Media by University Communities for Political Engagement in Ghana.
- May 2014: Social Science Colloquium, University of Ghana; Title: Whose MDGs are they anyway? Assessment of a target population’s ownership of, and engagement with the MDGs in the media.
- December 2010: Social Science Colloquium, University of Ghana; Title: Communicating public policy in Ghana: Do government websites support public engagement?
- June 2012 - July 2012: Co-Researcher, Print media coverage of Ghana’s oil & gas development. Project funded by Tullow Oil through Media Foundation for West Africa.
December 2010 - January 2011: Co-Researcher, Coverage of men & women in Ghanaian newspapers, Project for Media Foundation for West Africa
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