Dr George Ngugi

Name: Dr George Ngugi King'ara
Title/Qualification: PhD
Department: Communication Media Film and Theatre Studies
Designation/Position: Lecturer
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Contact Address: 43844-00100 Nairobi

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  • Kahura, N,.  Kuria, M. & Macharia, J. (2021) An examination of Kenyan Government's use of interpersonal communication in changing men's behavior response to prostate cancer screening. Journal of Communication and Media Research. National open University of Nigeria. https://jcmrjournal.org/index


  • King’ara, George Ngugi (Forthcoming). ‘Moments of Audience Production in Television Programming, a Theoretical Perspective’. Journal of African Media Studies.


  • King’ara, George Ngugi (2014). ‘The Political Economic History of the Introduction of Television in Kenya’. Ecquid Novi: African Journalism Studies.’


  • King’ara, George Ngugi (2013). ‘Mining Edutainment with Mainstream Soap Operas’. African Communication Research Journal. Vol. 6, No. 1, 89 – 110.

    Books and Books Chapters

  • King’ara, George Ngugi (2011) ‘Kenyan Soap Operas as Functional Entertainment, Redefining the Role of Television Melodrama for an Active Audience’, in Diana I. Rios and Maria Castaneda (eds.) Soap Operas and Telenovelas in the Digital Age: Global Industries, Hybrid Content, and New Audience, Peter Lang: New York.

Conference/Workshops/Seminar Papers
Conference Papers

  • Contributor, ‘Culture, Communication and Media Studies (CCMS) Written Response to Government on the Public Service Broadcasting Discussion Paper’ (South Africa, August 2009).