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March 30, 2013
Another hack piece by CNN … maybe (Updated)
What's good for the goose is good for, um, Sarah Pulliam Bailey. Right? Sarah, former...
March 28, 2013
Religion ghost in school voucher story?
School vouchers aren't exactly a new concept. In my education reporting days — before I...
March 25, 2013
A stone, but no tablet, at the emergency room
It's been a difficult few weeks for your friendly neighborhood GetReligionistas. First, George endured major...
March 17, 2013
Pod people: Did you hear? There is a new pope!
You will be shocked, shocked, need I say SHOCKED to know that this week's "Crossroads"...
March 15, 2013
WWROD: Is bad religion-news coverage bad for news biz?
Warning to readers: The following post is blatantly self-serving and includes flattering remarks about the...
March 14, 2013
Vatican secret ballots aren’t democratic?
Friends, I took a nasty fall a couple of days ago and have seriously injured...
March 13, 2013
Dudes with red hats deadlocked on pope winner
The religion news world remains on pope watch, awaiting the selection of Benedict XVI's successor....
March 06, 2013
Duck, duck, ghost: Media miss faith angle on ‘Duck Dynasty’
Do you speak duck? Last Wednesday night, the Season 3 premiere of A&E's "Duck Dynasty" delivered...
March 03, 2013
Two items of GetReligion biz (prayers for George, please)
Let me share two items with readers this weekend, both of a personal nature. The...
March 01, 2013
Way to go, Joe! Colorado civil-unions story hits the mark
In the interest of full disclosure, I should point out that Joe Hight, the relatively...
February 05, 2013
Nah-nah-nah-nah: Navel-gazing at ninth anniversary
So tmatt kicked off the GetReligion ninth anniversary celebration over the weekend. As we contemplate...
February 02, 2013
GetReligion turns nine; Newsweek sort of vanishes
So once again, with feeling. Nine years ago today, the Rt. Rev. Douglas LeBlanc clicked...
January 21, 2013
BBC misses religious-liberty ghost in St. Francisville, La.
Through the years, your GetReligionistas have gone out of our way to note that it's...
January 18, 2013
Scared ‘journalist’ hides in a church, lives to write about it
A few weeks ago, a Twitter post from Tim Townsend, the award-winning religion writer for...
January 15, 2013
On immigration reform, ‘many’ evangelicals all think alike
On a chilly morning last January, I got up before the sun rose and joined...
January 15, 2013
I’ve been named a PBS reporter!
This story came to my attention via the great, seemingly omnipresent Rocco Palmo, who tweeted...
January 12, 2013
Meet Christian financial guru Dave Ramsey, minus the faith
A decade ago, as a Tennessee-based religion and enterprise writer for The Associated Press, I...
January 02, 2013
Got news? That other 2012 Supreme Court case
Does anyone out there in GetReligion reader land remember that narrow U.S. Supreme Court decision...
November 24, 2012
Basketball coach’s ‘intensely religious’ widow
A variety of factors contributed to my decision to become a journalist: My love for writing....
November 03, 2012
About GetReligion: In a few words or less
For years, journalists took one of two different approaches when labeling the two sides in...
November 02, 2012
Risking lives to save souls in Mexico
Before I left on a mission trip south of the U.S. border this past spring,...
November 01, 2012
Missing some fundamental facts on Obama and faith
A week or so ago, I wrote a Scripps Howard News Service column about the...
October 29, 2012
Hurricanes and political storms, near my desk in D.C.
A long time ago (in digital terms), back at the beginning of this here weblog,...
October 16, 2012
A non-journalistic flight to heaven and back
In the past week of so, I have received a number of requests for a...
October 11, 2012
Baylor grad pushes app for cheaters?
A long, long time ago, I was a journalism major at Baylor University, which, as...
October 03, 2012
Define ‘evangelical’ … Give three examples
Late one night last week, while I was attending a journalism conference in Kiev, I...
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