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August 01, 2014
Same as it ever was: It’s time for a new, old GetReligion
You know that whole Christmas in July thing, when stores and other groups have fun...
July 31, 2014
Wait? Who is calling who an ‘evangelical’ or ‘conservative’?
Bravo and a big amen to Religion News Service editor Kevin Eckstrom for a crisp...
March 06, 2014
AP finally spikes infamous Nazi Christian Youth (not) photo
It took a while, but the final shoe dropped the other day in the mysterious...
March 04, 2014
Mysterious role of religion in Newsweek resurrection?
It's hard to miss the religious zinger in this passage from a New York Times...
February 25, 2014
Yo, Globe: Why settle for fog when you have a better option?
So I had a meeting the other day with a former GetReligionista and, within minutes,...
February 07, 2014
Pod people: Russell Wilson, ghosts, 10 years of GetReligion
Let's do this one backwards. In a perfect world, the easy way to do mainstream...
February 06, 2014
The Guardian: Ridiculing the saints, the Virgin and prayer
Why do we fight? Why do we write? What motivates our editor tmatt and the...
January 23, 2014
Pope Francis to the media: Try being good neighbors
Think of this as a one-time GetReligion commentary from a guest who is an expert,...
January 20, 2014
Oh, those religious fund-raisers
GRETCHEN ASKS: (Paraphrasing) She attended a fund-raising event for an unnamed organization where a slide...
January 10, 2014
So what is the new ‘On Faith’ about, in these early days?
Through the years, your GetReligionistas tended to offer rather mixed views of the "On Faith"...
January 08, 2014
What? The press overlooked key Catholic stories in 2013?
First of all, I would like to stress that I had already decided, several days...
November 26, 2013
What was the demon Adam Lanza locked in that hard drive?
From the beginning, there was a familiar moral tension at the heart of news coverage...
November 02, 2013
Pod people: Does it matter if celebrities/royals have faith?
As the old saying goes, Americans don't have a royal family. We have celebrities. We...
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 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 08, 2013
What is the X-factor in Syrian bloodshed? DUH! (updated)
It seems that many networkers in the online world remain fired up about that recent...
July 31, 2013
Kudos for Quartz’s coverage of business and religion
“Business is religion, and religion is business,” said Maltbie Babcock. “The man who does not...
July 29, 2013
Snickering at FoxNews while getting duped by ‘Zealot’ author
Many of us who came of age during the birth of New Media are reflexively...
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 10, 2013
Spotting the sacred ghost in the era of iWeddings
Let me begin with a few confessions. First of all, let me stress that I...
May 12, 2013
WWROD? Another stab at defining the word ‘evangelical’
Long ago, I asked the Rev. Billy Graham a question that I really thought he,...
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 30, 2013
Breaking the silence on abortion doctors like Gosnell
Sometimes other people do such fine GetReligion-esque media criticism that we just like to point...
April 03, 2013
WWROD: So is atheism a belief system or not?
It's time for another GetReligion visit to the online domain of the Ridgewood Religion Guy,...
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 29, 2013
Shroud of Turin: Let’s include the basic facts, please
Readers who have been following GetReligion for some time, or even reading my Scripps...
March 13, 2013
Yes! Pope Francis is not from Europe! (updated)
All together now: Raise your hands if you wanted to throw something at the television...
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