Religion and Communication Working Group
This Working Group has a special interest in religious aspects of communication. It seeks to foster international cooperation in the field, discussion and exchange of ideas, and common research projects.
This Working Group considers important topics around the interaction between religion and the media, including: images of religion in mass media; news coverage of religion; film and religion; the impact of media and communication on religious communities; religious media; and religious public relations. In addition, the working group has an interest in theological approaches to the mass media - ancient and modern; and in communication theories and religion.
Chair: Binod Agrawal (Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India) [contact]
Vice-Chair: Yoël Cohen (School of Communication, Ariel University, Israel) [contact]
Vice-Chair (interim): Míriam Díez Bosch (Facultat de Comunicació i Relacions Internacionals Blanquerna. Fundació Blanquerna, Spain) [contact]
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Media and the Connectivity in Cities Shaping New Relations with the Religious