Spotlight on Endy Bayuni from Indonesia

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Endy Bayuni, Senior Editor at the Jakarta Post, has reported extensively on the complex mosaic of interfaith relations in Indonesia for more than ten years. Here he shares his insights into the media’s role on shaping opinions around religion.

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Spotlight on: Peggy Fletcher Stack from the US

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For 21 years, Peggy Fletcher Stack has covered religious issues for The Salt Lake Tribune. She says religious reporting touches all the important topics – values, ethics, communities, rituals, philosophical underpinnings, politics, meaning and provides some of the most compelling narratives in the media.

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Global reporters launch international association of religion journalists

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Please join your colleagues in the joyous task of spreading the news about the world’s first international body of religion journalists providing editors, reporters and analysts with the tools, resources and support to promote accurate, fair and balanced reporting on religion worldwide. Press releases in Arabic, Catalan , English, French, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Portuguese, Serbian, Spanish, Swahili and Turkish are available for media outlets and journalism associations in your nation announcing the IARJ. Celebrate this truly international body of 400 journalists from some 90 nations.

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Welcome to the IARJ

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Welcome to the International Association of Religion Journalists, truly the first global organization of professionals covering religion. We are an international network of writers, broadcast journalists, bloggers, editors and photographers from different countries of all continents, eager to promote excellence in the coverage of religion and spirituality worldwide.

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Spotlight on: Prince Charles Dickson of Nigeria

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A beacon of independent reporting amid the violent conflict in Nigeria, Prince Charles Dickson is widely picked up in media outlets throughout the region that can count on his informed voice providing objective coverage of religion. South African journalist Yazeed Kamaldien asks Dickson about his experiences in religion journalism.

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