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  • Requesting Ideas

    Jan 24, 2013 | New Media Project

    By Verity A. Jones | Really. We’d like to know what you’d like to read on the New Media Project blog in 2013. Around Ash Wednesday, we will launch four to six week series of mid-week blog posts on one topic. Building on the strength of the New Media Project, we’ll explore one topic from the different theological, practical, and historical lens of our research fellows and guest writers.

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  • New Media Project blog refocuses

    Jan 17, 2013 | New Media Project

    By Verity A. Jones | Beginning in February 2013, the New Media Project blog will publish on a new schedule with a new thematic framework. It’s time to refocus the impressive collection of blog content we’ve created over the last two years and expand the conversation. And we’d like your help to do so.

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  • Digital Church conference rescheduled for February

    Jan 08, 2013 | New Media Project

    By Verity A. Jones | The public, free one-day conference at Union Theological Seminary in New York—Digital Church: Theology and New Media—has been rescheduled for Friday, February 8, 2013. The conference will showcase the work of the New Media Project over the last two years and invite new conversation about thinking theologically about new media and social media in the context of ministry today.

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  • Technology gives us more of us

    Jan 04, 2013 | New Media Project

    By Jason Byassee | Poised for my family’s first trip to Disney World, I find myself thinking about the Simpsons’ mockup of Epcot Center: “It was built in 1974 to say how awesome things would be in 1987.” I’m sure they’ve updated Futureworld a little, but the secret to Disney, as with any marketing empire, is that successful cannot be about technology alone. Technology becomes dated too quickly.

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  • The Twurch of England

    Dec 28, 2012 | New Media Project

    By Lerone A. Martin | The Twurch of England is contributing to a revitalization of The Church of England (CoE). The Twurch, a Twitter aggregator for the Church of England, presents a live feed of Tweets and podcasts from people and organizations that officially represent the CoE. The CoE maintains that The Twurch is the only web community of its kind in the UK.

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