Monthly Archives: March 2016

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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Call for Papers: AEJMC 2016 Religion and Media Interest Group

Religion and Media Interest Group The Religion and Media Interest Group (RMIG) invites submission of research papers on topics that incorporate themes related to religion and media. RMIG will consider papers using quantitative, qualitative or historical research methods and accepts any recognized citation style (although APA is preferred). Please note that essays, commentaries, or simple […]

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Do a good deed; serve as an AEJMC Reviewer

The Religion & Media Interest Group seeks reviewers for this year’s juried paper competition. Reviewers typically have 5 papers to evaluate during the month of April. It’s a quick turnaround, so only volunteer if you can deliver. You will be rewarded with enthusiastic words of thanks! If you are willing and able, please contact Debra […]

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Do we push journalism students too hard?

By Dr. Gregory Perreault Appalachian State University I know, I know. The answer is “no,” right? The problem is that “we don’t push them hard enough.” As a journalism professor, the question of “how hard is too hard,” is a question I’ve faced teaching introductory journalism classes at both the Missouri School of Journalism and […]

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Call for Newsletter Co-Editor

The Religion and Media Interest Group (RMIG) distributes a quarterly newsletter and manages a Facebook page.  Those interested in sharing some of the duties required of this position should send us a private message through Facebook to discuss the possibilities of doing so for the 2017-8 academic year.  The tasks would include developing a list […]

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Researchers with expertise in digital media and an interest in child development may apply for a yearlong fellowship at the Sesame Workshop in New York. The Joan Ganz Cooney Center is accepting applications for researchers interested in digital media and learning for its residency program in New York. Fellows receive a stipend of US$50,000. The program seeks […]

Posted in Professional Development.

Tentative Schedule for AEJMC 2016

This year, the annual conference for the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication will be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota between August 4 and 7.  The tentative schedule for the Religion and Media Interest Group (RMIG) sessions at the annual conference is shown below.

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Take 5 Minutes to Help RMIG

By Rick Moore, RMIG Membership Coordinator & Professor of Communciation at Boise State University With the recent stock market plunge, most of us witnessed something in journalism we have seen over and over again and have come to predict every time the Dow takes a dive. Typically, there are numerous news stories about how bad […]

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