2016 RNA Annual Conference

Religion News Association

News & Politics, Religion & Spirituality, Other

The 2016 RNA Annual Conference, September 22-24, 2016 in Silver Spring, Maryland.


ALSO AVAILABLE ON YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbaIUxpR9Yg Research shows that 9 in 10 of all news reports about Muslims, Islam and organizations are related to violence – war or terrorism. In fact, most Muslim newsmakers are warlords or terrorists. Alarmingly, media representations of Islam were worse in 2015 than any other time...

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RNA 2016 Awards Banquet

September 25th, 2016

Lifetime Achievement Award recognition, Presentation of the 2016 RNA Annual Conference Awards. Thank you to the sponsor presenter, "The Shack." We'd also like to thank our lead conference sponsor, the International Shinto Foundation, for its generous support of this evening and our entire event. NOTE: Due to technical issues, this sessions...

Just when you think you've got social media all figured out, along come new networks like Instagram, Snapchat and Periscope. And what's this about email and podcasts making a resurgence? Digital-savvy religion journalists share their experiences and best practices for using social media to cover the beat. Moderator: Emily McFarlan Miller,...

In the summer of 2011, the Obama administration issued a new “countering violent extremism” strategy based on building relationships with communities that are likely to be recruiting grounds for extremists. Local police would be at its center. CVE enjoys bipartisan support. Researchers have said it holds promise. Critics say it’s based on...