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By Kim Knott,Elizabeth Poole

ISBN-10: 1409448053

ISBN-13: 9781409448051

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ISBN-13: 9781409448068

Is it real that Christianity is being marginalised through the secular media, on the fee of Islam? Are the mass media Islamophobic? Is atheism at the upward thrust in media assurance? Media Portrayals of faith and the Secular Sacred explores such questions and argues that tv and newspapers stay key assets of renowned information regarding faith. they're fairly major at a time whilst spiritual participation in Europe is declining but the general public visibility and effect of religions appears expanding. in keeping with research of mainstream media, the publication is decided within the context of wider debates concerning the sociology of faith and media illustration. The authors draw on examine performed within the Eighties and 2008-10 to check British media assurance and illustration of faith and modern secular values, and to contemplate what has replaced within the final 25 years. Exploring the portrayal of Christianity and public lifestyles, Islam and non secular range, atheism and secularism, and renowned ideals and practices, numerous media occasions also are tested intimately: the Papal stopover at to the united kingdom in 2010 and the ban of the debatable Dutch MP, Geert Wilders, in 2009. faith is proven to be deeply embedded within the language and pictures of the clicking and tv, and found in every kind of insurance from information and documentaries to leisure, activities reporting and ads. a last bankruptcy engages with international debates approximately faith and media.

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