The Center for Media, Culture and History, founded in 1993 at New York University, addresses issues of representation, social change and identity construction embedded in the development of film, television, video, and new media worldwide. It focuses on the role these media play in shaping our perceptions of history and culture; in forging individual, collective, national and transnational identities; and in mediating the direction and character of social change. cmchnyu.org.
The Center for Religion and Media, founded in 2003 at New York University, seeks to develop interdisciplinary, cross-cultural knowledge of how religious ideas and practices are shaped and spread through a variety of media. The Center, inaugurated through The Pew Charitable Trusts, is a collaborative project of the Religious Studies Program and the Center for Media, Culture and History, providing a space for scholarly endeavor, a stage for public educational events, and an electronic interface with media specialists and the public through its innovative web journal, The Revealer: A Daily Review of Religion and Media, therevealer.org / crmnyu.org.