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Christianity in the Media

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CHRISTIANITY IN THE MEDIA Analysis of Research I looked at a Range of Sources and many in each type of media area. The range was varied and included Television, film, radio programmes and CD Media. I didn't look specifically at Non-Christian or Christian material, as I wouldn't have got a balanced view of Religion in the Media. So I looked at a mixture of both types. The most enjoyable and interesting pieces of media were television programmes and films. ...read more.

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I found both quite boring and made me feel quite patronised. I did feel very pressurised whilst listening and watching to behave as a good Christian. I did find that the way Christianity changed depending on the media. If it was a film then it was generally made humorous. But not mocking Christianity in anyway. And sometimes allowed the audience to make up their minds up about how they viewed religion themselves. ...read more.

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On Radio and in Music religion in both types are displayed in many ways and neither of the people of religion or the subject of religion dealt with in a stereotypical way. I'm not sure why on the television, religion as dealt with in such a stereotyped method. Maybe because this is how most of the people who will watch these programmes see religion then if this image is changed then they will lose ratings figures and viewers ...read more.

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