The IARJ’s former Board Chair Douglas Todd has a conversation with incoming Board Chair Uday Basu about the challenges of reporting on religion around the world and especially in Uday’s home country, India.
The IARJ board has voted to appoint Uday Basu, a prominent writer on religion from India, as our new chair. Peggy Fletcher Stack, an award-winning religion reporter from the United States, has been voted in as our new interim executive director.
This open letter from IARJ Board Chair Douglas Todd announces the appointment of IARJ Executive Director Endy Bayuni to the new Facebook Oversight Board. The article also includes a link to the new organization’s website to learn more.
Douglas Todd reports on the importance of the 2017 conference for the International Association of Religion Journalists in Indonesia: “Our Indonesian conference beautifully accomplished one of the key goals of our organization, which is to work with global peers to raise awareness of the crucial importance of balanced, accurate and fair writing about matters of faith.”
IARJ Chair Douglas Todd reports on a visit to one of Indonesia’s distinctive Muslim boarding schools by participants at the IARJ’s 2017 global conference in Jakarta.
IARJ Chair Douglas Todd reports on the upcoming global conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, focusing on the challenges of covering religion in this complex region of the world. Most journalists attending are from Asia. They will be joined by journalists from several other continents.