Larbi Megari, an Algerian journalist, scholar and leader in groundbreaking efforts to lift up international reporting on religion, will be inducted into the International Association of Religion Journalists Hall of Fame in March 2022.
In our third global discussion about religion and politics, IARJ members from Africa discuss current challenges journalists face in navigating political and religious forces in their countries.
In early May, religion reporters around the world are preparing stories on Eid al-Fitr, the closing festival of Ramadan. Reporting from his home in Algeria, Larbi Megari describes both the optimism and the anxieties common in Muslim communities as families experience their second Ramadan during the COVID pandemic.
Members of the IARJ will discuss the relationship between religion and the U.S. 2020 election on December 9, 2020.
Watch the eighth in our global series of dialogues—in Arabic. 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.
The International Association of Religion Journalists (IARJ) and the Fondazione per le Scienze Religiose Giovanni XXIII (FSCIRE) announced the winner of first edition of the Piazza Grande Religion Journalism Award. The international jury also awarded three special mentions.
The coronavirus outbreak didn’t stop the 1st edition of the Piazza Grande Religion Journalism Award. The international Jury is in the process of selecting the winner, who will be announced on Monday, June 22nd. We received many powerful entries and we very much look forward to reading the story selected by the jurors. If you are also eager to know the winner, check out the IARJ and FSCIRE websites on 22nd June!
ALERT for journalists across Europe and around the Mediterranean basin: only one week left for submitting your works to the first Piazza Grande Religion Journalism Award.
U.S.-based religion writer Niraj Warikoo dialogues with Algeria-based journalist Larbi Megari, one of the long-time leaders of the IARJ, about story ideas that they hope will spark the attention of their colleagues in 2020.