Author Archives: RMIG editorial staff

From the RMIG head for December 2018

As head of the religion and media interest group, I would like to take a moment to express the current state of religious news content in the media. In the current political climate, there have been horrific stories of the massacres in places of worship such as the shooting in the Pittsburgh synagogue. There has […]

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Call for panelists

The panels for AEJMC 2019 are now set and are described below. If you want to be involved as a panelist, please email Dr. Gregory Perreault and Dr. Mariam Alkazemi by Jan. 15, 2019. Please note that requests cannot be guaranteed because the selections will be negotiated with our co-sponsors. We are committed to ensuring the […]

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2019 call for papers deadline is April 1

The Religion and Media Interest Group invites submission of research papers on topics that incorporate themes related to religion and media. RMIG’s goal is to enhance theoretical development in the study of the interface between media and religion through the production of rigorous, high-quality research that fosters understanding. The interest group promotes the study of […]

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Winter 2018 newsletter

RELIGION MATTERS: Winter 2018 Welcome to the winter 2018 Newsletter. To read the articles, simply click the headline for the individual posts. Thanks for reading! Sincerely, Paul Glader, The King’s College in New York City Joe Grimm, Michigan State University School of Journalism Newsletter editors  Contents Note from RMIG head Mariam Alkazemi Exploring contemporary intersections […]

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RMIG Officers for 2018-19

Attendees at the 2018 Religion and Media Interest Group elected officers for the 2018-2019 academic year. Officers lead the program planning, research competition, teaching programming, PF&F programming, newsletter, website and all other RMIG efforts. Our new officers are: Head: Mariam Alkazemi, Virginia Commonwealth University Vice head: Greg Perreault, Appalachian State University Teaching co-chairs: Rick Moore, Boise […]

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Call For Papers: European Islamophobia Report 2018

The annual European Islamophobia Report, presented since 2015, is seeking writers. The EIR documents and analyzes trends in the spread of Islamophobia in various European nation states. Every year on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (March 21), the EIR is published online and in print and disseminated among leading stakeholders, politicians, […]

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Fall 2018 Newsletter

RELIGION MATTERS: FALL 2018 Welcome to the fall 2018 Newsletter. To read the articles, simply click the headline for the individual posts. Thanks for reading! Sincerely, Paul Glader, The King’s College in New York City Joe Grimm, Michigan State University School of Journalism Newsletter editors  Contents Note from RMIG head Mariam Alkazemi Photo Story: Pre-Conference […]

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An Opportunity for Your Students in NYC

By Paul Glader Are your students ready for a journalism experience in New York City with a religion and media studies component? Wall Street Journal veteran Paul Glader and former New York Daily News editor Clemente Lisi co-direct a program called the NYC Semester in Journalism (NYCJ) at The King’s College in lower Manhattan. Current […]

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Photo story: Pre-Conference Sacred Spaces Tour in Washington, D.C.

Religion is part of the political mix in Washington, D.C., and members got a taste of that in the 2018 edition of RMIG’s pre-conference tradition of touring sacred spaces. Organizer Rick Moore, professor of media arts in the Department of Communication at Boise State University, mixed national political offices with some landmarks and a lunch […]

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