2012/1 Mediating Freedom of Religion

By Philip Lee on February 22, 2012
In matters of freedom of religion or belief, communicators have a duty to present fair and balanced coverage. However, that is not always what happens. There may be a need for some kind of global media observatory for news coverage and media representations of religion and religious affairs. Writers in this issue contribute to the debate from a wide range of perspectives.

Advancing freedom of religion or belief: Agendas for change, by Malcolm Evans

Democracy, freedom of religion, and the media, by Ian Linden

Faith and belief in "The Land of the Holy Spirit", by John Harrison

Faith, belief, and the advancement of women's human rights, by Navanethem Pillay

A disconnected civil society - where does faith fit in?, by Andrew Firmin and Olga Kononykhina

La liberté de culte et de croyance, parent pauvre de l'information en France? par Blandine Chelini-Pont

Entre la libertad religiosa y el tutelaje de la moral pública, por Rolando Pérez

Changing paradigms of ecumenical communication, by Stephen Brown

Mass media and freedom of religion or belief in Fiji, by Akuila Yabaki

Christian communication in Sri Lanka, by Avanka Fernando

Radio Namaskar: Catalyst of change in Orissa, by Daniela Bandelli

The great Georgian/Russian media war, by Jörg Becker

Prophetic witness in the news and as news, by Florian Höhne

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February 22, 2012
Categories:  Media Development

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