The International Association of Religion Journalists (IARJ) and the Fondazione per le Scienze Religiose Giovanni XXIII (FSCIRE) announced the winners of first edition of the Piazza Grande Religion Journalism Award. The international jury also awarded one special mention.
Journalist Federica Tourn was the first winner of the Piazza Grande Award, which was
launched in 2019 by the International association of Religion Journalists (IARJ) and the
Fondazione per le Scienze Religiose Giovanni XXIII (FSCIRE) to encourage best practices in
journalism and honor the work of journalists covering religion and spirituality.
In this interview by Jelena Jorgačević she tell us how she started reporting on religion and what it means to be a female journalist covering religion.
IARJ founding member Waqar Gillani introduces a video from the 2023 IARJ global discussion series, this one involving journalists from South Asia discussing challenges of religious extremism.
ALERT for journalists across Europe and around the Mediterranean basin that the deadline for the second Piazza Grande Religion Journalism Award is now extended to May 15, 2023. This column also has links to the entry page, contest details and answers to frequently asked questions.
PROVO, Utah–The public is invited to join journalists from throughout Latin America to hear speakers and panel discussions at the First Latin American Forum on Journalism and Religion on Thursday, March 23, at BYU’s Gordon B. Hinckley Center Assembly Hall.
Applications are open for the second edition of the Piazza Grande Religion Journalism Award. Journalists covering religion, faith and spirituality in both mainstream and confessional media – newspapers, magazines or news websites – that publish regularly in Europe, including Iceland and Russia, and the countries surrounding the Mediterranean basin are invited to submit their works by April 15, 2023.
The International Association of Religion Journalists (IARJ) is launching its third series of online global dialogues, bringing together reporters from different regions of the world. The 2023 theme will be religious extremism in their countries.
Canadian IARJ member John Longhurst writes about the importance of including religious leaders in global gatherings to discuss our collective future.
Our IARJ colleagues are active in many media networks around the world, including the Religion & Media Interest Group of the Association of Educators of Journalism and Mass Communication. The Winter 2022-23 issue of that group’s Religion & Media UPDATE includes stories about two of our colleagues.
The IARJ’s Douglas Todd reports on discussions at the latest International Center for Law and Religion Studies conference, held in Cordoba, Spain, at which representatives of the IARJ also participated.