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The Church and New Media: About the Authors
CH 7 // Innovative Shepherding: New Media in the Diocese
Scot Landry is Secretary for Catholic Media of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston. He oversees the Archdiocese's media entities including CatholicTV, The Pilot newspaper, Pilot Bulletins, Pilot Printing, Pilot New Media, and the Radio Apostolate. As a member of the steering committee of Cardinal Seán O'Malley's Cabinet, he also is heavily involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and implementation of major initiatives.
CH 8 // High-Tech Community: New Media in the Parish
Matt Warner is a Catholic husband, father, tweeter, blogger, and entrepreneur. In 2008, Matt left his engineering career to focus full time on New Media and the Catholic Faith. He is the founder of flockNote.com and his personal blog, FallibleBlogma.com. Matt is also a featured blogger for the National Catholic Register at NCRegister.com.
CH 9 // That They May Be One: Cultivating Online Community
Lisa M. Hendey is the founder and editor of CatholicMom.com and author of The Handbook for Catholic Moms. Lisa hosts the weekly "Catholic Moments Podcast" and the "Catholic Mom" television segments on KNXT TV. She writes for Faith and Family Live and her articles have appeared in the National Catholic Register, Our Sunday Visitor, and countless websites and periodicals. Lisa speaks nationally on faith, family, and Catholic New Media topics.
CH 10 // Changing the World: New Media Activism
Thomas Peters is the founder and writer of the American Papist blog which is hosted at CatholicVote.org. He has appeared in dozens of TV, radio, and online media outlets. Since 2007 he has lived and worked in Washington, DC and now serves as the Cultural Director at the National Organization for Marriage. He holds two graduate degrees in theology.
Chapter 11 // Moving Mountains: Building a Digital Movement
Shawn Carney is the co-founder and campaign director of 40 Days for Life. He is a regular media spokesperson and his work has been featured on hundreds of media outlets including Fox News' "The O'Reilly Factor", The New York Times, and The Los Angeles Times, and Christian media, including The Christian Post, National Catholic Register, Salem Radio, Relevant Radio, EWTN Radio, and Focus on the Family.
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