Monthly Archives: June 2015

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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RMIG Panels and Membership Meeting

By: RMIG Head Chiung Chen This year, 11 of 21 submissions were accepted to the Religion and Media Interest Group.  For the upcoming AEJMC conference in San Francisco, we have lined up six strong panels, including three joint and three refereed research panels, and one Scholar to Scholar paper. Our membership meeting is scheduled on […]

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Wednesday Pre-Conference Workshops (AEJMC 2015)

8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visit to Googleplex $40 Fee (Participation limited to 29) Want to get a look inside of Google? Join the Media Management & Economics Division for a site visit to Google’s global headquarters. Learn about the latest developments in YouTube, Google Search and Google Play, and how they are changing the […]

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Media and Religion in Any Classroom

By: Rick Clifton Moore (Boise State University), RMIG Teaching Chair.   Doing my best to impersonate one of those insufferable “foodies,” I was scanning restaurant lists from San Francisco the other day. Yes, AEJMC 2015 is just around the corner.   The difference between a cosmopolitan city such as San Francisco, and the smaller cities […]

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Opportunities: Conferences, Fellowships and Job Openings

The Religion Newswriters Association annual conference is always fun to attend if you’re tracking religion trends in the media. This year’s RNA convention will be August 27-30 at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel in downtown Philly. The major theme of the conference will be prepping for Pope Francis’ first U.S. visit so most of the sessions on […]

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Religious Literacy and Journalism

By: Rev. Ian Punnett “Only 10 percent of American teenagers can name all five major world religions and 15 percent cannot name any.” These were some of the findings from research into religious literacy by Stephen Prothero, Chairman, Department of Religion at Boston University, that inspired the title and the spirit of BEA 2015 panel, […]

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Spiritual Sights in San Francisco

By Mariam Alkazemi As many of you know, the annual convention for the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication will take place in San Francisco this summer.  Many media professionals and educators will visit the city, which is home to many world-renowned tourist attractions.  Other attractions may be less popular. San Francisco is […]

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