Islam media blitz

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation, the largest intergovenmental organisation after the UN has agreed to expose ‘anti-Muslim movements in the world and will keep tabs on problems faced by muslim citizens in the Western and Asian countries. Source: Today’s Zaman

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POSTED 4 May 2012
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TV rules push

The Australian Law Reform Commission is calling for a new level of restriction on games or film on different media. Adult only contect should be classified under the same rules that govern TV and films, a review by the Commission said.

For story click here. For report published 29 Feb 2012 “Classification -Content Regulation and Convergent Media ALRC Report 118” and recommendations click here.

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POSTED 6 Mar 2012
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Christian Media Masters Course

A new masters course designed for Christians who work in media is now available through Tabor College Victoria. Fee help is available for the 3-year part-time program, which involves six units: Doing Theology in Vocational Content, Media, Technology and Community, Worldview, Ethics and Media in Proce, Framing and Shaping Worldviews, Politics, Power and the Media, Spiritual Formation. For more info see www.tabor.vic.edu.au/study/ma/structure or contact Art Wouters on awouters@tabor.vic.edu.au or ph. 03 9790 9200, or 0432 675 690.

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POSTED 18 Feb 2012
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Christian Media Conference

CONNECT 2012, the Christian Media Australia Conference will be held May 9-11, 2012in Surfers Paradise. It is sponsored by Compassion Australia. More details HERE.

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POSTED 18 Feb 2012
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Gambling Report Released

On December 8, 2011 the Parliamentary Joint Select Committee on Gambling Reform issued its second report into interactive and online gambling and gambling advertising and the Interactive Gambling and Broadcasting Amendment (Online Transactions and Other Measures) Bill 2011. The 428 page report had 20 recommendations and said that the Bill should not be passed. It recommended that advertising gambling during times when children are watching TV should be banned. See the full report and recommendations, or the media release about the report.

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POSTED 23 Dec 2011
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Can of Worms

A poll run on Channel 10s ‘Can of Worms’ programme website indicates that 76% are opposed to the legalisation of euthanasia. To vote and for viewer comments: http://ten.com.au/CanOfWorms-worm-20.htm

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POSTED 11 Sep 2011
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Christian Broadcasters AGM

On May 5, 2011 the Association of Christian Broadcasters will be holding their AGM at Surfers Paradise. For info: http://christianmedia.org.au/index.php

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POSTED 19 Apr 2011
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2010 Movie Review

Conservative movies with strong pro-American, traditional, anti-communist and biblical morality are even more popular, according to an annual study by movieguide.org. These movies made three to five times more money overall than movies with liberal, leftist or statist values and content. For more: movieguide.org

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POSTED 16 Mar 2011
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Media Book

Ted Baehr from movieguide.org and entertainer Pat Boone have published a book called “The Culture-Wise Family: Upholding Christian values in a mass media world. For more details: Amazon.com

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POSTED 16 Mar 2011
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WikiLeaks Morals

For an article on the Christian Moral implications of the WikiLeaks Saga see: http://aparchedsoul.wordpress.com/2010/12/16/the-moral-implications-of-the-wikileaks-saga/

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POSTED 12 Feb 2011
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