The Author

Olivier_NyirubugaraOlivier Nyirubugara teaches Journalism, Media Theory at Erasmus University Rotterdam and at International Communication Management at the Hague University of Applied Sciences.  In January 2012, he completed a PhD in Media Studies at the University of Amsterdam with a dissertation entitled Surfing the Past: Digital Learners in the History Class, in which he empirically explored ways in which pupils use the Web to find historical information. Nyirubugara has also been practicing journalism since 2002 and has been training and coaching journalists in mobile reporting in Africa since 2007.