The art of religion news during the redesign of the New York Times, 2014
Industrial age news media was learning to compete in the digital age while the digital native news media were learning that being native to the digital world didn’t mean that you couldn’t be wounded, killed, and eaten.
The art of religion news during the redesign of big news media, 2012-2014
How will the big media goliaths of the industrial age survive? How will their redesign affect the design of religion news? The current answers to this question can be summed up as going: big; social; global; local; and lean.
The art of religion news in the broadband, multimedia, social age, 2010-2011
The independent online religion news magazine, A Journey through NYC religions, was launched in 2010.
The art of religion news in the broadband, multimedia, & social age, 2006-2009
Listicles, memes, and photo lists fueled new startups’ ascent to the most viewed entertainment and news providers.
The art of religion news in the broadband, multimedia, & social age, 2000-2005
The 21st Century brought the rise of websites gushing with digital creations connected by fast, big rivers of data made possible by broadband networks, faster computers and more storage space.
The art of religion news in the Browser Age 1990 – 1999
The invention of the browser was like a spectacular magic trick of invoking new sights at the click of a finger.
The art of religion news in the PC age, 1976-1989
Complexity and contradiction in the art of religion news
The art of religion news in the internet age, 1962-1975
The era of plain text
The art of religion news in Disrupter City
News media innovations arose with the vast movement of people and ideas into late 19th Century New York City.
David Aikman’s When the Almond Tree Blossoms reads as if it was written about 2016.
New edition published September 1st!
The incompleteness theorem of the art of religion news
More than anything else, New York City contains religious mysteries.
Sensationalism versus sobriety in the art of religion news in the 19th & 20th Centuries
The reign of “objective news” was gradually supplanted by the reign of screaming headlines and sob-provoking stories.
Intro: Complexity and contradiction in the art of online religion news reporting
The art of religion news media starts in America with its very first newspaper.
Reporting on Religion
National Conference March 14th! After Iowa, you know that you need to brush up on your religious reporting.