First Latin American Forum on Journalism and Religion

Challenges and Opportunities


Dates: March 23-24, 2023

Location: Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

Organizers: International Association of Religion Journalists; School of Communications and the International Center for Law and Religion Studies at Brigham Young University



8:30-9:00 am REGISTRATION
Hinckley Center

9:00-9:30 am SESSION I – Opening Hinckley Center Assembly Hall
Welcome and Vision for this Forum

9:30–11:00 am SESSION II – Hinckley Center Assembly Hall
“The Central Role of Freedom of the Press, Expression, and Conscience”

11:00–11:15 am BREAK

11:30am – 1:00pm SESIÓN III – Hinckley Center Assembly Hall
“Unique Challenges to Religion Reporting”

1:15 – 2:25 pm LUNCH BREAK

2:30 – 3:45 pm SESSION IV – Hinckley Center Assembly Hall
“Religion Journalism in a Political Context”

FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2023

9:00 – 10:00 am SESSION V – 3223 WSC (Wilkinson Student Center building)
“The Role of Journalism in Raising Religious Literacy”

10:00 – 10:15 a. m. BREAK

10:15 – 11:30 a. m. SESSION VI – 3223 WSC (Wilkinson Student Center building)
“Moving Forward: What Can We Do?”

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