Monday, March 3, 2008

MidWinter Wrap Up

Congratulations to all who presented at the MidWinter Conference last week in Pittsburgh. RMIG sponsored one panel and co-sponsored another for our first foray into the conference.

Presented were:

Reporting through God: Credibility of news stories from Christian and secular sources and audience religiosity
Robin Blom, Wyl McCully, and Nora Rifon, Michigan State University

Missed Coverage: Media, the Mitt Romney Campaign and Religion
Patrick C. McFadden, West Virginia University

News in a Nazi Death Camp
Julie A. Goldsmith and Lucinda Davenport, Michigan State University

Cokesbury’s Challenge: Adapting to the New Landscape of the Religious Publishing Industry
Drexel Perry, Middle Tennessee State University

Selling Passion: Marketing Movies to Religious Audiences
James Y. Trammell, Saint John Fisher

The Launch of Fox Faith (...and the Targeting of Other Faith-Based Audience Markets)
Andressa Lyra, Middle Tennessee State University

Thanks to Point Park University in Pittsburgh for hosting. I hope we will see these papers submitted for the big AEJMC meeting in Chicago later this year.

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