In a new occasional series of columns, called “IARJ News and Views,” we are inviting some of our veteran members to share perspectives from their regions of the world. In a first column, former IARJ Executive Director Endy Bayuni writes about his perspective from Indonesia on the United Nation’s decision to declare a special day, each year, to combat Islamophobia.
IARJ Executive Director Endy Bayuni reports on the intersection of faith, morality and wealth in Indonesia and other countries included in a Pew Research Center study. Pew researchers found that people’s thoughts on whether belief in God is necessary to be moral vary by economic development.
Watch the seventh in our global series of dialogues. Do you have suggestions for our planning team about future dialogues? Click on the “Contact” link in the upper-right corner of our front page and send us a note.
Watch the sixth in our global series of dialogues. Do you have suggestions for our planning team about future dialogues? Click on the “Contact” link in the upper-right corner of our front page and send us a note.
Watch the fifth in our global series of dialogues.
Members of the IARJ in Asia held their dialogue on August 18, 2020. Please help us spread this news about this video, which was streamed real-time by dozens of men and women around the world.
The International Association of Religion Journalists (IARJ) is launching a series of dialogues on how the COVID-19 is impacting faith communities in different parts of the world. We bring together journalists from different regions to share their stories and also the challenges they face in reporting them.
APRIL 2020—The International Association of Religion Journalists (IARJ) is proud to announce that we have formed a new board effective immediately.
The Committee to Protect Journalists has alerted the world to the arrest of journalist Erick Kabendera, who is an active member of The Association of Religion Journalists. Erick is known for promoting best practices in journalism around the world. Our IARJ board encourages CPJ efforts to ensure that Erick is safe and will be freed unharmed. In this article, we share more about Erick and also provide information from CPJ—and links to their coverage.
IARJ Executive Director Endy Bayuni, known around the world for his work as Senior Editor at the Jakarta Post, was in Washington D.C. recently to cover an event that was overshadowed in American news media by other news about President Trump. Bayuni’s columns on the conference join a chorus of other reporters pointing out the significance of this milestone. In this posting, you’ll find two columns that Endy wrote for The Jakarta Post—as well as links to several other helpful resources for reporters seeking background on this event.