Category - media

  • 16 May 2011

    Given the nature of both the topic and the media, if religion is covered as news, the bad stuff will predominate; if it appears as features, the good side gets a chance to show, says Martin E. Marty. He illustrates his point with reference to Southern Baptists in the USA.

  • 11 May 2011

    El Salvador must take immediate action to protect journalists who fear for their lives after receiving a series of death threats, says Amnesty.

  • 6 Apr 2011

    After more than two years working for an aid agency you would have thought I’d be used to bad news. But, do you know, the emphasis of CAFOD’s work is about the solution – the good stuff that can and will be done to make difficult situations better, to push against injustice, to offer people the tools to get themselves and their families further away from the red lines of poverty and abuse.

  • 2 Apr 2011

    Communication is a multi-dimensional activity that emphasizes reciprocity and equality," say the head of the World Association of Christian Communication.

  • 31 Mar 2011

    Ecumenical News International has announced that Solange De Santis has been appointed editor of the news service ENInews on a one-year contract from March 2011 to March 2012.

  • 31 Mar 2011

    The arrogance of large media companies in the face of calls for fairness and accountability besmirches the reputation of good journalism - and I say that as someone who has been in the business on-and-off (mostly 'on'!) for nearly 30 years.

  • 30 Mar 2011

    A YouGov opinion poll has put the Greens ahead of the Lib Dems in Scotland for the first time ever, despite their exclusion from election TV debates.

  • 29 Mar 2011
  • 29 Mar 2011

    A new opinion poll shows clear public opposition to the exclusion of the Scottish Green Party from the TV election debates that start tonight.

  • 20 Mar 2011

    Eighty years ago, the conflict in Libya would have been glossed over as a “quarrel in a far away country between people of whom we know nothing”. In an age of 24 hour news and of media conscious politicians, we are saturated with images, comment and spin. It is essential to be vigilant about the relationship between the authorised version, what its presentation really tells us and – not least – our own responses to it.