Workneh, T. W., & Steeves, H. L. (2019). Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown in Africa: Cultural brokerage, “going native,” and colonial nostalgia. International Journal of Communication, 13, 5525–5547.

Workneh, T. W. (2019). Counter-terrorism in Ethiopia: Manufacturing insecurity, monopolizing speech. Internet Policy Review, 8(1).

Workneh, T. W. (2019). Exotica Africana: Interrogating African otherness in Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern. Popular Communication: The International Journal of Media and Culture, 1–17.

Workneh, T. W. (2019). Journalistic autonomy in Voice of America’s Amharic service: Actors, deterrents, and safeguards. Journalism Studies, 1–19.

Workneh, T. W. (2018). State monopoly of telecommunications in Ethiopia: Origins, debates, and the way forward. Review of African Political Economy, 45(158), 592–608.

Workneh, T. W. (2018). Journalism education interventions in Sub-Saharan Africa: An examination of the Norwegian model in Ethiopia. African Journalism Studies, 39(2), 9–29.

Workneh, T.W. (2016). Chinese multinationals in the Ethiopian telecommunications sector. Communication, Culture & Critique, 9(1), 126–147. 2015

Workneh, T. W. (2015). Digital cleansing? A look into state-sponsored policing of Ethiopian networked communities. African Journalism Studies, 36(4), 102–124.

Workneh, T. W. (2013). War journalism or peace journalism? A case study of U.S. and British newspapers’ coverage of the Somali conflict. Global Media Journal, 6(1), 40-52.

Workneh, T. W. (2003). Disney kids: A study on the reception of a global media mogul by Ethiopian children. The International Clearinghouse on Youth, Children and Media Yearbook, 83-97.


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