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Fall 2017 Newsletter

Happy fall, RMIG members! In this newsletter edition: The officers have changed for the 2017-2018 academic year. Click here for officer bios. Click here to sign up as a reviewer for the 2018 conference. Click here to cosponsor a teaching panel at the 2018 AEJMC conference. Click here to read about a call for book […]

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Spring 2017 newsletter

The AEJMC conference deadline is fast approaching! The past few months have showcased anew the importance of understanding religion and media as forces in modern society, so submit your latest work for discussion with your colleagues in Chicago. In this issue of the RMIG newsletter: A look back at Debra Mason‘s two decades with Religion […]

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Winter 2016 Newsletter

Welcome to the Winter 2016 Newsletter! In this issue, we are honored to share with you opportunities as well as contributions from our members.  These contributions highlight the importance of understanding the interaction of religion and media in the current political climate.  To read the articles, simply click on the links below.  Each link will […]

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Fall 2016 RMIG Newsletter

The Religion and Media Interest Group had a successful convention at the 2016 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication which took place in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In the September 2016 newsletter, we are excited to share with you: The officer biographies for RMIG’s 2016-2017 team. A call for proposals for the 2017 AEJMC conference. Pictures […]

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Summer 2016 Newsletter

The annual conference for the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication will take place in Minneapolis, Minnesota between August 4-7, 2016.  This year, the Religion and Media Interest Group had a total of 19 papers submitted. Of the 19 papers, 9 were accepted. These papers will be presented in two research panel sessions. […]

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Spring 2016 Newsletter

Welcome to the Spring 2016 Newsletter! In this issue, we are excited to share opportunities for our membership to participate in our activities.  These opportunities range from calls to papers to call to reviewers and beyond.  To read the articles, simply click on the links below.  Each link will take you to the individual post […]

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2015 Winter Newsletter

Welcome to the Winter 2015 Newsletter! In this issue, we are honored to share with you contributions from our memberships.  These contributions range from an undergraduate students’ experience of the AEJMC annual conference to the perspective of senior scholars on the challenges facing the media when dealing with religion and spirituality.  To read the articles, […]

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2015 Fall Newsletter

Welcome to the Fall 2015 Newsletter! In this issue, we have:  A column with ideas on how to make the study of religion and the media more pragmatic by Dan Stout, the Head of the Religion and Media Interest Group (RMIG).  A call for panel proposals due on October 2, 2015 for the next annual […]

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2015 Summer Newsletter

Welcome to the Summer 2015 Newsletter! To read the articles below, simply click on the link and it will take you to the individual post. Also, we’re increasing our social media presence. Have you “liked” us on Facebook? Click here to access our page. Thanks for reading! Sincerely, Greg Perreault & Mariam Alkazemi Newsletter editors […]

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2015 Spring Newsletter

RELIGION MATTERS: Spring 2015 Welcome to the Spring 2015 Newsletter! To read the articles below, simply click on the link and it will take you to the individual post. Remember the deadline to submit to AEJMC is 11:59 P.M. (Central Daylight Time) on Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Also, we’re increasing our social media presence. Have […]

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2014-2015 Winter Newsletter

RELIGION MATTERS: Winter 2014-2015 Welcome to the Winter 2014-2015 Newsletter! To read the articles below, simply click on the link and it will take you to the individual post. If you’re interested in reviewing for the Religion and Media Interest Group for the upcoming conference, please contact Joel Campbell at foiguy@gmail.com. Also, we’re increasing our […]

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2014 Fall Newsletter

RELIGION MATTERS: Fall 2014 Welcome to the Fall 2014 Newsletter! To read the articles below, simply click on the link and it will take you to the individual post. Please note that we’re most immediately interested in joint panel proposals for the 2015 AEJMC conventions (see below). Also, we’re increasing our social media presence. Have […]

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2014 Summer Newsletter

RELIGION MATTERS: Summer 2014 Welcome to the Summer 2014 Newsletter! For AEJMC 2014, please remember you will need a passport in order to attend the conference. Early registration for the conference ends on July 7th. To read the articles below, simply click on the link and it will take you to the individual post. Thanks […]

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2014 Spring Newsletter

RELIGION MATTERS: Spring 2014 Welcome to the Spring 2014 Newsletter. This year, the Religion and Media Interest Group received 24 submitted papers. For AEJMC 2014, please remember you will need a passport in order to attend the conference. Early registration for the conference ends on July 7th. To read the articles below, simply click on […]

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2013-2014 Winter Newsletter

RELIGION MATTERS: Winter 2013-2014 Welcome to the Winter 2013-2014 Newsletter. To read the articles below, simply click on the link and it will take you to the individual post. Thanks for reading! Sincerely, Greg Perreault Newsletter editor (2013-2014) Table of Contents 1. Report from the Chair, Winter 2013-2014 2. “How to keep yourself productive” by […]

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2013 Fall Newsletter

RELIGION MATTERS: FALL 2013 Welcome to the Fall 2013 Newsletter. To read the articles below, simply click on the link and it will take you to the individual post. Thanks for reading! Sincerely, Greg Perreault Newsletter editor (2013-2014) Table of Contents 1. “Encouraging the continued exploration of religion and media” by Jennifer Hoewe, Penn State […]

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2013 Winter Newsletter

RELIGION MATTERS: Winter 2013 Here’s your winter 2013 newsletter from RMIG! Read about new publications, find out about upcoming events and meet some of our officers. TABLE OF CONTENTS Co-sponsored panels at the AEJMC conference in Washington, D.C. — Aug. 8-11, 2013 New publication: “Evangelical Christians and Popular Culture: Pop Goes the Gospel” Journalism and faith […]

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A note from the Chair

By David Scott, Utah Valley University  As the new Chair of the Religion and Media Interest Group of AEJMC, I would like to offer a hearty welcome to all newcomers and a note to all our members about the value and contributions we can all offer to AEJMC and the academic world as members of […]

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Summer 2012 Newsletter

Summer 2012 RMIG Newsletter The academic year flew by so quickly we didn’t get a newsletter out to you! So here’s a packed newsletter with details of RMIG programming at the AEJMC Conference, a call for papers, and many more details of interest. We hope to see many of you soon in Chicago for AEJMC’s […]

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2011 Summer Newsletter

Varied opportunities abound at AEJMC summer convention By Anthony Hatcher, Elon RMIG Chair Here’s hoping you have your plans set for AEJMC in St. Louis. Here are a few random notes concerning the upcoming conference. Two highlights inside the hotel: Linda Steiner of Maryland will be installed as 2011-12 AEJMC president. Kyu Ho Youm of […]

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2011 Winter Newsletter

Meet me in St. Louis By Anthony Hatcher, Elon RIMG Chair It’s about as cliché a headline as you can write, but in this case it’s also an invitation to get ready to do just that. AEJMC will hold its annual conference in the city from Aug. 10–13, and headquarters will be at the Renaissance St. […]

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2010 Summer Newsletter

Toronto, Turkey and Beyond? Conference Considers Forming International Society of Media, Religion and Culture John P. Ferré, University of Louisville RMIG member The Seventh International Conference on Media, Religion, and Culture, meeting from August 9 to 13 at Ryerson University in Toronto ended with agreement to vote on the formation of an International Society of […]

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2010 Winter Newsletter

Rocky Mountain High: AEJMC Annual Convention set for Denver By Paola Banchero, University of Alaska Anchorage Religion and Media Interest Group head From my vantage point overlooking snow-frosted birch trees, summer sounds a long way off. But it’s not too soon to start thinking about the AEJMC annual convention in Denver Aug. 4-7. The Mile […]

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2009 Fall Newsletter

November 13, 2009 Table of Contents Mid-Winter conference set for Oklahoma Member subscription to journal put on hold Teaching Tips: The Graduate Student Web Site Mini-Project Topical research key to RMIG identity Keep reading past the jump for more from this fall’s newsletter and from Baylor’s Amanda Sturgill.

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2009 Winter Newsletter

January 30, 2009 Table of Contents From the Chair: Salutations and Updates How Much do we reveal? Mid-Winter meeting Students in China Keep reading past the jump for more from this winter’s newsletter and from RMIG Chair Jim Trammell.

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2009 Spring Newsletter

FROM THE CHAIR Religion and Politics: A Combustible Mix Before being picked to deliver the invocation at the 2009 Presidential Inauguration, Rick Warren had a relatively positive public persona.  He was best known for founding Orange County, California’s Saddleback Church, and for the success of his book, The Purpose-Drive Life. He was also lauded for […]

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2008 Winter Newsletter

RELIGION MATTERS Winter 2008 Welcome to the newsletter of the Religion and Media Interest Group of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication! Articles Editor’s Introduction Presidents and Poker: Reflections from the RMIG Head Religion and Media Research Reflections Online: The Next Frontier of Religion News Coverage Virtues of a Student/Teacher Contract Resources […]

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2007 Fall Newsletter

RELIGION MATTERS Fall 2007 Welcome to the newsletter of the Religion and Media Interest Group of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication! Articles Editor’s Introduction The Chair’s Corner Want your students to get religion? Show it. Don’t Just Tell It. New RMIG Officers Elected Submissions sought for Mid-Winter Meeting Resources For these […]

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2007 Summer Newsletter

RELIGION MATTERS Summer 2007 Welcome to the newsletter of the Religion and Media Interest Group, part of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication! Co-editor’s Introduction An RMIG Progress Report On Fallwell Teaching Religious Literacy to Journalism Students AEJMC Convention Information For these articles and more from co-editor Jim Trammell, keep reading past […]

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2006 Summer Newsletter

RELIGION MATTERS Summer 2006 Welcome to the newsletter of the Religion and Media Interest Group of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication! Articles Editor’s Column The Chair’s Corner Panels Present Special Topics of Interest RMIG Acknowledgements and Applause Connecting with the Religion News Reader RMIG Needs Your Help Reviewers wanted For these […]

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2006 Winter Newsletter

RELIGION MATTERS Winter 2006 Welcome to the newsletter of the Religion and Media Interest Group of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication! Articles Editor’s Introduction The Chair’s Corner Research Topics Involving Hurricane Katrina News Content and the Religion Debate Hurricane Katrina and the Media: What went wrong? Acknowledgement and Applause Opportunities Dates […]

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2005 Spring Newsletter

Articles Editor’s Introduction Covering Multiculturalism/Covering Religion A Note from the Research Chair AEJMC Convention-RMIG Call for Paper AEJMC Convention-RMIG Schedule Asbury Student Wins $500 Student Religion Writing Contest Media, Religion and Culture Dissertation Fellowships For these articles and more from editor Jim Trammell, keep reading past the jump.

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2004 Summer Newsletter

Articles Chair’s comments 2004 RMIG program for Annual Conference Communication and Faith Conference Planned RMIG Call for Papers SMIG invites GIFT submissions RMIG member news Resources in Religion and Media Reviewers needed Perspectives We Are Not Alone An Essay: The Call for Spirituality, Mass Media and National Development For these articles and essays, keep reading […]

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2004 Winter Newsletter

Articles Editor’s Introduction Getting it Right? Religion, Media and Politics Call for papers: AEJMC Convention, Aug. 10-13, 2005 Call for contributors: Encyclopedia of Religion, Communication, and Media Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships in Media, Religion, and Culture at the University of Colorado’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication For these articles and more from editor Jim Trammell, keep […]

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2003 Fall Newsletter

Articles Creating Our Own (Not so Urban) Legend Great Minds Do Think Alike: Panel Ideas Mirror Trends Call for papers Call for reviewers RMIG Listserv revived Christian Media Come of Age RMIG Member News and Views Staffing of Specialists at Newsmagazines Falls to New Low For these articles, keep reading past the jump.

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2003 Summer Newsletter

RELIGION MATTERS Summer 2003 Welcome to this special teaching edition of Religion Matters! From the Head…a good year for RMIG, and it’s only getting better Call from in-coming head for new leadership Kansas City RMIG Research Paper Schedule Emphasis on Teaching: A Call for syllabi, teaching ideas Emphasis on Teaching: Making Religion and Media courses […]

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2003 Spring Newsletter

Contents New online newsletter signals changes afoot at RMIG RMIG Kansas City program forges new partnerships AEJMC committee reports review RMIG activities Researchers should turn focus to religion and media discourse Secular Politics on the Israeli World Wide Web Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero For these articles and more from RMIG Chair Debra Mason, […]

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2000-2002 Newsletters (PDFs)

Help the Religion and Media Interest Group complete its collection of archived newsletters. If you have a newsletter not listed here, please scan it and e-mail it to Debra Mason. E-mail Debra if you prefer to mail or fax the newsletter. These documents are downloadable in PDF form. March 2000 — Vol. 2, No. 2 […]

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