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October 21, 2013
Is it time for the old Mainline churches to shed that label?
BOBBY ASKS: Who are the “Mainline” Protestants today? DOUGLAS LIKEWISE ASKS: (Paraphrasing) What do we...
October 13, 2013
Readers get hot and bothered about ‘Sin Burger’ reports
GetReligion is almost a decade old and, from the very beginning, many readers have struggled...
October 10, 2013
WWROD? Hang out with the GetReligionistas team
Ask any religion-news professional to list the top reporters on the beat in the late...
October 07, 2013
So long, GetReligion
It was about eight years ago exactly when I surprised Terry Mattingly by shouting his...
October 01, 2013
A more graceful Ross joins GetReligion crew
Some folks get annoyed when they read a news story with holes, a piece with...
September 27, 2013
Saith EEE: The business of those religion-beat cuts
The other day I received an email from a former GetReligion colleague, the Rev. Elizabeth...
September 26, 2013
Got news? Pope Francis speaks — this time the media blink
It's safe to assume that, at this moment in time, Pope Francis is a rock...
September 24, 2013
More personnel changes on the Godbeat
Here at GetReligion, we don't generally report the news. We critique media coverage of the...
September 19, 2013
Do religious readers really want quality religion coverage?
It has been awhile since our own Bobby Ross, Jr., quoted that laugh-to-keep-from-crying tweet by...
September 16, 2013
Advent of a GetReligion scribe: Mark Kellner climbs aboard
Greetings, I am Mark Kellner, and right now you can call me the "new kid"...
September 10, 2013
Et tu, Tim? Townsend latest to leave the Godbeat (updated)
Speaking of Ch-ch-ch-ch Changes ... In the last few weeks, we've highlighted the departures of...
September 09, 2013
Ch-ch-ch-ch Changes again, here in GetReligion land
All together now, GetReligion readers. Strange fascination, fascinating me Changes are taking the pace I'm...
September 06, 2013
Imagine Pope Francis; help artists win prizes
So, unless you have spent quite a bit of time on another planet in recent...
August 31, 2013
Noooooooooooo!!! Godbeat losing a superstar
It's official: I'm leaving Post-Gazette 9/5 to be communications director for #Catholic @diopitt Thanks for...
August 22, 2013
So, is Benedict XVI lying about motives for his retirement?
So let's say that The Telegraph prints a story from its Rome bureau about the...
August 21, 2013
Interesting Rowan Williams apology: And important, too
Let us return, for a moment, to that interesting quote the other day from the...
August 19, 2013
Godbeat losing one of its best and brightest
Usually, we critique religion news here at GetReligion. Occasionally, we report on significant developments on...
July 19, 2013
Intrigue in the wide, wide world of the religion-news beat?
For several days now, I have been very curious about an item related to mainstream...
June 28, 2013
Pod people: Have many Americans tuned out the press?
In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decisions on same-sex marriage, I wrote two...
June 17, 2013
Chicago photographer waits for new assignment from God
So, who has been following the drama that unfolded early this month up in Chicago,...
June 14, 2013
It’s summertime, and GetReligionista life is complicated
Yes, it's summertime (sing along with the voice of my teen years in Port Arthur,...
May 17, 2013
One, two, trend: Godbeat pros changing jobs!
Here at GetReligion, we focus mainly on critiquing the mass media's coverage of religion news....
May 06, 2013
Problems with today’s press? Religion is No. 1
After a busy Pascha weekend, I need to jump back into the tmatt file of...
May 01, 2013
Joe Carter: From GetReligion reader to scribe
Having been a reader and fan of GetReligion, I’m thrilled and honored to be joining...
April 17, 2013
On Sarah Kliff’s mea culpa on Gosnell (a national story)
If you have been on Twitter in the past week or so, you probably know...
April 11, 2013
Some familiar religion-news questions, after 25 years
What are the odds? Several years ago, I realized that I was not really sure...
April 08, 2013
Any reporters out there still studying Pope Francis?
This whole GetReligion operation, as regular readers know, exists to look at the good and...
March 31, 2013
Render unto Google the things which are Google’s …
First of all, let me state right up front that it is hard to do...
March 30, 2013
So what was Pope Francis up to on Holy Thursday?
So, this pope vs. pope theme has been building, in mainstream coverage, during the amazing...
March 15, 2013
WWROD: Is bad religion-news coverage bad for news biz?
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