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November 24, 2013
Journalism and Religion in Latin America: Journalists Share Challenges, Rewards
It was an eye-opening experience to gather in Brazil in the fall of 2013 with more than 20 of Latin America’s leading religion journalists and scholars – ranging from two leading biographers of the new Argentinian pope to South America’s high-profile correspondent for Al Jazeera. Historic changes within the influential Roman Catholic Church were on
IARJ Conference on Journalism and Religion receives global coverage
Courageous reporters taking on powerful religious groups and drug dealers to do excellent religion journalism. The increasing mix of religion and politics in Latin America. How a Spanish entrepreneur convinced the papacy to use social media. The ways Pentecostal-Catholic competition is contributing to religious revivals in the region. International audiences, including readers of three of Latin America’s largest newspapers, received insights into the state of religion and journalism in Latin America in reporting coming out of the recent IARJ conference in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Enjoy the work of Sergio Rubin, Jose Maria Mayrink, Mariano de Vedia and other prominent writers by clicking here.
The International Symposium on Religious Journalism in Brisbane, Australia October 30-31 2013
By Rachael Kohn Last year over an advisory board meeting of the Multi Faith Centre at Griffith University in Brisbane, I suggested that a conference on religion journalism would draw together our mutual interest in the media as a powerful instrument in fostering greater understanding of religious groups in Australia. The director, Brian Adams, of
November 18, 2013
Religion reporting in spotlight at an international conference on press freedom
October 10, 2013
IARJ Conference on Journalism and Religion in Latin America
Spanish Version | Portuguese Version The election of a new Pope from Argentina turned the world’s attention to the vibrant religious landscape of Latin America. Now, the International Association of Religion Journalists (IARJ) is bringing together in Belo Horizonte two dozen leading religion writers and scholars in an historic effort to promote excellence in global reporting
September 26, 2013
Religion Journalism Symposium: IARJ Joins with Multi-Faith Center and ABC Radio National
The International Association of Religion Journalists is joining forces with Australia’s Griffith University’s Multi-Faith Center and ABC Radio National to sponsor a ground-breaking two-day symposium on religion journalism. The October 30-31 meeting on the Brisbane campus will bring together local and international journalists to explore in-depth topics such as: the role of bias and objectivity in religion
July 24, 2013
Religion reporting in spotlight at IPI international conference
Leading journalists discussed the best way to cover contentious global religious issues at a major international congress held in the capital of Jordan.
June 21, 2013
Freedom for some: Muslims struggle for equal rights in Europe
Although religious freedom is clearly guaranteed by constitutional laws, Muslim communities are still struggling to get equal rights in various countries in Europe.
June 5, 2013
Reporting Religion In Pakistan And Nigeria: Perspectives And Realities
Ahsan Raza from Pakistan and Prince Charles Dickson from Nigeria are two journalists who want to share with us some realities and perspectives of covering religion in their respective countries.
May 9, 2013
In the Arab World: “Religious Reporting” Versus “Reporting on Religion”
What is the state of religion coverage in the Arab world? In order to understand the reality of religion reporting in the Arab media, I contacted a number of journalists from Arab countries who are interested in the topic. Read about how religion is covered in Algeria, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Palestine and Lebanon.