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Spiritual News

Reporting Religion Around the World

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Description

The media's coverage of religion is an important question for academic researchers, given the central role which news media play in ensuring that people are up-to-date with religion news developments. Not only is there a lack of treatment of the subject in other countries, but there is also the absence of comparative study on news and religion. A key question is how the media, the political system, the religions themselves, the culture, and the economy influence how religion is reported in different countries. Spiritual News: Reporting Religion Around the World is intended to fill this gap. The book is divided into six parts: an introductory section; the newsgathering process; religion reporting in different regions; media events concerning religion; political and social change and the role of religion news; future trends.

Author Biography

Professor Yoel Cohen is on the faculty of the School of Communication, Ariel University, Israel. His research interests include religion and news; and media and religion in Israel and Judaism. His book publications include God, Jews & the Media: Religion & Israel's Media; Whistleblowers and the Bomb; and Media Diplomacy: The Foreign Office in the Mass Communications Age. He is co-convenor of the Religion, Communication and Culture working group, The International Association for Media & Communication Research (IAMCR).
Release date NZ
April 17th, 2018
Contributor
Edited by Yoel Cohen
Pages
418
Edition
New edition
Illustrations
47 Illustrations, unspecified
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Peter Lang Publishing Inc
ISBN-13
9781433128639
Product ID
26878548

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