Rev. Jean-Pierre UWIMANA

Name : Jean-Pierre UWIMANA
Position:Lecturer,.

Contact
Phone number: +250788609151
Email: jpuwimana3@gmail.com; jpuwimana@ur.ac.rw

Rev. Jean-Pierre UWIMANA worked with various universities and training centres in Cameroon, Rwanda and Burundi. He is senior trainer in journalism and communication. After university studies in Kinshasa and in Yaounde, Cameroon, where he got his Bachelors and Masters Degrees, one in Social Sciences and the other in Information Science and Communication, He is preparing his PhD in Information Sciences and Communication at University of Yaounde. He collaborated with several media outlets such as newspaper Most of Kinshasa Reference, Radio Notre Dame in Bangui and several newspapers in Yaounde (The Newspaper action grandstand Reporter Newspaper and Generation Newspaper). Rev. Uwimana is also a Board member of Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RBA).

 

Areas of research interest:
Media and communication, Science of journalism and communication, socio-anthropology, field research.
 
Publications:

- La couverture de l’actualité régionale par les medias des pays des Grands Lacs : monitoring conjoint des medias au Burundi, en République Démocratique du Congo et au Rwanda”, IPP, Décembre 2010.
- The use of appropriate journalistic language and proper concepts while reporting on the 1994 genocide against Tutsis in Rwanda
- La parole et la science, folie de Dieu confusion des sages.

 

Teaching:
- Specialised reporting and communication
- Investigative journalism
- Science journalism and communication
- Print media production
- Communication/Media Research Methods
- Media/communication theories
- Sociology of media and communication
- General sociology
- Intercultural communication
- Rwandan media analysis
- Media law

 
Research :
- State of media freedom in Rwanda
- Study on “Promote professional and responsible media contributing to democratic processes in the Great Lakes Region (Rwanda, Burundi and Republic Democratic of Congo)
- Evolution d’impact des activités de la Commission Nationale des Droits de la Personne (CNDP) depuis 1999 jusqu’en 2012
- Establish Rwanda media self-regulation framework
- Develop a document determining the structure, organization and functioning of a basket fund for media capacity building and development in Rwanda
- Analyse the content relating to media broadcasts during the Senatorial elections period
- Analyse the content of Rwanda media during 17th commemoration of genocide against the Tutsi
- Exploratory study on the use of appropriate journalistic language and proper concepts while reporting on the 1994 genocide against Tutsis in Rwanda
- Monitoring Great Lakes Media Organizations (Rwanda, Burundi and DRC) – “La couverture de l’actualité régionale par les medias des pays des Grands Lacs : monitoring conjoint des medias au Burundi, en République Démocratique du Congo et au Rwanda”, IPP, Décembre 2010.

 

Other activities:
- Board member of Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RBA)
- Head of Church as Pastor
- Participation in community services

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