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Religion and The Media - Describe, explain and analyse the variety of specifically religious programmes on the main four television channels.

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GCSE RE Short Course Coursework Religion and The Media (a) Describe, explain and analyse: (i) The variety of specifically religious programmes on the main four television channels. There are not really a wide variety of specifically religious programmes on the four main TV channels. One of the three I watched was "The Heaven and Earth Show", which is on BBC1 on Sunday mornings. This is a programme that tackles current issues from the point of view of various religions, e.g. ...read more.

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People may like this show because it brings up issues that will interest a lot of people, is informative, and may give people more faith in their religion. People who are not religious, or believe in a different religion to the ones featured on the show may not enjoy it though. Also, as it is on a Sunday morning, people might be in church. The second programme I watched was " My Favourite Hymns", which is on ITV on a Sunday morning. ...read more.

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It has a very traditional attitude, which some people might not like, and it is also quite dull to watch. Lastly I watched "Songs of Praise", which is on BBC1 on a Sunday evening. It is a more modern, Christian version of "My Favourite Hymns", and travels to different churches, listening to the choirs. It is aimed at adult Christians who like hymns. It will be more popular than "My Favourite Hymns" as it is brighter and more modern. However, people might not like it if they are not Christian, or interested in Christianity, and some people might think its too modern, and not traditional enough. ...read more.

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