MediaNet Academy (2007)

A site produced as a team effort at the Churches Media Council Conference 'MediaNet Academy', to which I'd won a free place. The site was hosted by wetpaint, a free CMS. The starter question we were provided with was "If Dr Who travelled through time to the media world of 2027, what would he find? How would God be working in and through the media?". The web stream's specific brief was to design a simple…

Churches’ Media Council, 2009 (continued)

The whole conference was structured around 2 questions:What impact does the media have upon society?What impact do people of faith have on the media?Day 1Opening Video Address: Right Hon Tony BlairTony Blair provided a video address to open the conference, talking about the impact that the media can have, both negative and positive - it's possible to transmit hatred and reinforce stereotypes. With such a wide reach, it's vital that the media has strong internal…

Churches’ Media Council, 2009

Currently at the Churches' Media Council (officially retired last night, to be renamed the Church and Media Network) Conference in Swanwick, Derbyshire. Already over halfway through, and it's really interesting. Haven't got time for a full-blog as need to get back into the swing, but thought I would register my presence here, and can add a blog, or blogs later, as the mood takes!So far we have already heard from:The Attourney General, the Rt Hon…