A two-day conference with workshops focuses the first day on the analysis of the relation between faith and media. The Belgian Cardinal Godfried Danneels will conclude the evening with a public lecture on the relation between Church and media in Belgium: the presence of Christians in a secularised media world.
The second day of the conference will be devoted to case studies and possible communication strategies: non-profit communication and publicity, religious and ideological media management, ideological branding, eMinistry, televangelism, Islam (or other denominations) and modern communication tools, the language of faith and the language of contemporary media, journalistic objectivity and religious persuasion, unused or underdeveloped opportunities of new media, legal processes ensuring public accountability by those who control media, media management and professional media practitioners, advertising of programs depicting significant values of a religious community, the relation between freedom of speech and respect for religious convictions, the impact which the structure of religious communication has on society, media as surrogate religion and so on.
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