Journalist and researcher, Dublin City University
Sara Creta is a visual journalist. She has been working for Al-Jazeera, co-directed a documentary series on migration in the Mediterranean for NRK, television in Norway; filmed at the border between Morocco and Spain with RAI, Italian television or AFP video. Recently, she was in Sudan to cover the uprising for the France TV ARTE and she co-authored a documentary on women on the frontline of the revolution. She has worked in Bangladesh, DRC, Libya, Chad, Cameroon, Morocco, the Gaza Strip and on a rescue boat in the Mediterranean. She writes regularly for La Repubblica on human rights and humanitarian crises. Currently, she has been awarded an early stage Marie Sklodowska-Curie research fellowship at the Institute of Future Media and Journalism at Dublin City University where she is investigating how digital media are used for political purposes, in particularly considering the opportunity to engage in politics moves outside the state’s territory. She’s investigating how dissident actors use internet technologies in affecting political action vis-a-vis the horn of Africa region and politics.