Monthly Archives: September 2015

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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AEJMC 2015- Membership Meeting

The slides summarizing the Religion and Media Ineterest Group membership meeting at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications’ annual convention in August 2015 can be found here.

Posted in News, Other RMIG Documents.

Panel Proposals due Oct. 2

Aloha RMIG Colleagues: It’s not too early to think about the upcoming AEJMC Conference in Minneapolis, Minn.  Aug. 4-7, 2016 . Please submit your panel proposal to RMIG by October 2, 2016. In an era where religion is as salient as politics in world public affairs, we have the chance to create an outstanding 2016 […]

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Lessons from John Dewey: Media and Religion is a Vibrant Research Field, but is it a Pragmatic One?

From the Interest Group Head Lessons from John Dewey: Media and Religion is a Vibrant Research Field, but is it a Pragmatic One? By: Daniel A. Stout, BYU-Hawaii Commencing a new year in the Religion and Media Interest Group, I’m mindful of our progress in the last two decades. As the new head of the […]

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Like Our Facebook Page!

Did you know about the Religion and Media Interest Group Facebook page? Starting this fall, our Facebook presence is growing.  In addition to publicizing our activities, we are including numerous examples of media coverage of religion.  Please like our page and read our newsletter! We also have some great resources on our newsletter that can […]

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Opportunities: Jobs and Research

Trinity University San Antonio, Texas Advertising Tenure Track Assistant Professor Fall 2016 Department of Communication Communication: Trinity University. Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Communication, Fall 2016. Ph.D. required by August start date. Teach six undergraduate classes per year (9 contact hours per semester) with primary teaching responsibilities in the theory, critical study, and practice of […]

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RMIG Officers for 2015-2016

Attendees at the 2015 Religion and Media Interest Group voted for the officer positions for the next year. The officers will lead the program planning, research competition, teaching programming, PF&F programming, newsletter, website and all other RMIG efforts. The new officers are: Chair: Dan Stout, Brigham Young University-Hawaii Vice Chair: Joel Campbell, Brigham Young University […]

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From the Publisher of The Arizona Muslim Voice

By Wafa Unus In public discourse, there is often a misunderstanding in the historicity of religion and a displacement of religiosity in areas more suitably analyzed through political contexts. The political history of a people is often mistaken for their religious history. While the two are by no means completely separable, the unintelligible mashing together […]

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