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1891 after 19 May Bahá'u'lláh revealed the Lawh-i-Times, Tablet to the Times in which He recounted the circumstances of the martyrdoms in Yazd. [RB4:348–50, BW18p976-7, Essay by Mehdi Wolf] Akka; London; United Kingdom; Yazd; Iran Bahji; Times (newspaper); Newspapers; Media; Lawh-i-Times (Tablet to the Times); Bahaullah, Writings of; Bahaullah, Life of; Persecution, Iran; Persecution, Deaths; Persecution; Seven martyrs of Yazd; Seven martyrs; Bahaullah, Basic timeline; - Basic timeline, Expanded
1973 1 Apr The Bahá’ís of the Central African Republic broadcasted the first of their weekly radio programmes on Radio Bangui. [BW16:141] Central African Republic Radio and television programmes; Media; Firsts, Other
1975 End of the year The Bahá’ís of the Central African Republic begin to televise regular semi-weekly programmes. [BW16:141] Central African Republic Radio and television programmes; Media
1976 Jan Bahá’ís in Jamaica initiated a weekly 15-minute radio programme. [BW16:186] Jamaica Radio and television programmes; Media
1977 15 Dec The Hemispheric Bahá’í Radio and Television Conference was held in Panama, with 125 participants from 24 countries. [BW17:219; Mess63-86] Panama Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Other; Bahai radio; Television; Media
1992 22 – 23 Nov The Bahá'í Faith is mentioned in the media of Mozambique for the first time with three write-ups in Notices, the only newspaper in Maputo, and announcements on Radio Maputo and Radio Mozambique. [BINS292:7] Maputo; Mozambique Media
2006 16 Jun The Baha'i International Community's Office of Public Information announced the launch of a new website called "Baha'i Media Bank,". The site contained more than 2,500 high-quality photographs on Baha'i-related themes and the plan was to eventually include video and audio material. [BWNS455] BWC; Worldwide Bahai Media Bank; Websites; Visuals; - Bahai World Centre buildings, monuments and gardens; * All subjects
2011 21 Mar The launch of "Half Light Media". The mandate of this not-for-profit entity is to serve the Bahá'í Faith through the arts and various avenues of media. Founder Naysan Naraqi is assisted by fellow board members Collis Ta'eed and Fuad Ta'eed and scores of collaborators.
Their flagship project is "Bahá'í Blog" but it is so much more than a blog. It is a knowledge repository with almost 1,500 articles by more than 100 contributors. It is also a Video Bank with its own YouTube Channel. Through “Studio Sessions”, they invite Baha’is and their friends to film and record themselves singing something based on the Baha’i Writings.
Baha’i Blogcast with host Rainn Wilson is a collection of interviews with Bahá'ís and their friends. They have a presence on Sound Cloud where one can listen or download talks and music that appear on the site.
There is a page where they showcase photography, design and imagery from around the web that focuses on the Baha'i Faith and Spirituality and another called Personal Reflections, a project that captures portraits of people coupled with an excerpt from an interview with them about how the Bahá'í Faith has touched their lives. There is a calendar page and and another for quizzes where you can challenge yourself on a variety of topics.
Another service they provide is a directory with links to Official Bahá'í Sites, Non-Government Organizations, Education and Training sites, Blogs, Publications and Communities as well as other Bahá'í resources.
Internet; Social media

from the main catalogue

  1. 'Abdu'l-Bahá's Encounter with Modernity during His Western Travels, by Wendi Momen, in Lights of Irfan, 13 (2012). Abdu'l-Baha's responses to the West's technology and innovations on the one hand, vs. its archaic racist and sexual philosophies on the other. [about]
  2. Bahá'í World, The: Volume 18 (1979-1983), in Bahá'í World (1986). [about]
  3. Bahá'u'lláh and the Fourth Estate, by Roger White, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 18 (1979-1983) (1986). Baha'u'llah's response to the martyrdom of seven Baha'is in Yazd in May, 1891, and his relationship with the media. [about]
  4. Bahá'í Participation on the Internet: Some Reflections, by Bahá'í Internet Agency (2006). Forms of online participation; the Internet as a new and foreign culture; using spiritual principles to guide online action and teaching. [about]
  5. Blogging and the Bahá'í Faith: Suggestions and Possible Approaches, by Bahá'í Internet Agency (2006). Guidance on blogging and the 5-year plan, finding an audience, possible topics, placement and promotion, and podcasting. [about]
  6. Comments On The Print and Electronic Media: 1844-2044: Pioneering Over Four Epochs, Section VIII Poetry, by Ron Price, in Pioneering Over Four Epochs: An Autobiographical Study and A Study in Autobiography (2006). [about]
  7. Film, Television, Media and Poetry: Pioneering Over Four Epochs, Section VIII Poetry, by Ron Price (2006). The poetry here deals with some of my experiences with the arts and humanities as well as the print and electronic media as a backdrop to an analysis of my own poetry. [about]
  8. For the Betterment of the World: The Worldwide Bahá'í Community's Approach to Social and Economic Development, by Office of Social and Economic Development (2018). Essays, photographs, and overviews of local projects around the world, illustrating how Bahá'í principles are being carried out in practice, prepared by the Office of Social and Economic Development of the Bahá'í International Community. [about]
  9. Freedom of Speech: Warwick Leaflets, by Warwick Bahá'í Bookshop (1997). [about]
  10. Guidelines for Internet Communication, by Bahá'í Internet Agency and Universal House of Justice (2008). Includes compilation "Extracts on Internet Communication Written on Behalf of the Universal House of Justice," spiritual principles, and Baha'i netiquette. [about]
  11. Hofman, David (1997). Two short articles about Hofman, one from 1997 and one on his death in 2003. [about]
  12. Human Intellect, The: A Bahá'í-Inspired Perspective, by Adrian John Davis, in Lights of Irfan, Book 2 (2001). [about]
  13. Internet Communications; Virgin Birth; Encyclopedia; Administrative Order, by Universal House of Justice (1996). Questions on email discussion groups and the Covenant, the Baha'i stance on the Virgin Birth of Christ, the spirituality of administrating, the spiritual destiny of the American Baha'i community, and the status of the Baha'i Encyclopedia. [about]
  14. Internet Guidance, by Bahá'í Internet Agency (2004). Links to a variety of guidelines for online media: responding to opposition online; how to do podcasting and blogging; netiquette; SEO and hosting websites; using social networking sites; compilation on Internet communications; PowerPoint presentations. [about]
  15. Internet, Defending the Cause against Opponents on, by Universal House of Justice (2001). The nature of opposition to the Baha'i Faith, and how to respond to it in internet media. [about]
  16. Laymen vs. Scholars in Bahá'í Studies, by Universal House of Justice (1996). No distinction should be drawn between "laypeople" and "scholars" in Baha'i studies. [about]
  17. Meaning of Detachment, The, by Phyllis Peterson. Detachment as it relates to women, teaching, the media, and unity. [about]
  18. Not Just for Consumers: An Argument for Depicting Diverse Beliefs on U.S. Television, by Deborah Clark Vance, in Diversity and Mass Communication: Evidence of Impact, ed. Amber Reetz Narro and Alice C. Ferguson (2007). [about]
  19. Papel de la educación, los medios de información y las artes en el desarrollo social, El, by Bahá'í International Community. El papel de la educación, los medios de información [about]
  20. Power and the Bahá'í community, by Moojan Momen, in Lights of Irfan, 19 (2018). While Baha'i social teachings may have sounded new and exciting a century ago, that is no longer the case today. The problem the world faces is not in the principles that would lead to a better society, but in their application. [about]
  21. Radio and Television in Teaching, The Use of, by Shoghi Effendi, in Compilation of Compilations, Volume 2 (1991). [about]
  22. Responding to Criticism and Opposition on the Internet, by Bahá'í Internet Agency (2009). Bahá’ís welcome constructive examination of their Faith. While they should not engage in exchanges that are divisive or contentious, Bahá’ís will not hesitate to respond, in a spirit of courtesy and fairness, to serious misrepresentations of their Faith. [about]
  23. soc.religion.bahai: Complete Archives (1992). Link to an 18-year archive of the first moderated Baha'i newsgroup. [about]
  24. Tablet to The Times of London, by Bahá'u'lláh, in Revelation of Bahá'u'lláh, by Adib Taherzadeh, Vol. 4 (1987). Short tablet calling newspapers to investigate the Truth. [about]
  25. Travels of `Abdu'l-Bahá and their Impact on the Press, The, by Amin E. Egea, in Lights of Irfan, 12 (2011). The presence of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá in Western countries aroused great interest in the general public and the media. The surveys the news reports of the events related to His visit and the impressions gained by His audiences. [about]
 
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