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October 11, 2013
Pod people: Facts are your friends, journalists
Here at GetReligion, we make no secret of our bias. That bias: our deep affection...
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 08, 2013
Mormons softening opposition to homosexuality … or not
If you enjoy quality journalism, feel free to skip an Associated Press story out today on...
September 13, 2013
Hey AP: Does anyone know why Terry Jones was arrested?
If you have spent much time studying First Amendment cases you will know that many...
September 07, 2013
Pod people: ‘Conservative’ Baptists spark a conversation
In three and a half years, I've written 439 posts for GetReligion (this makes 440,...
August 28, 2013
AP: Accused corpse-stealer is ‘religious’
So here's a weird story, out on the Associated Press wire: A man accused of...
August 21, 2013
God works through means: a story
I'm not sure if we looked at the media coverage of the "miracle priest" in...
August 19, 2013
AP badly flubs Catholic teaching
The media's obsession with sexualityism is somehow getting even more pronounced. We have a backlog...
August 09, 2013
Following up on the Sikh temple shooting
I'm a sucker for a good follow-up story and the Associated Press hit this one...
July 29, 2013
Media obsession dangers: Pope and gay priests edition
Ermagerd, everybody! The Pope has renounced all church teaching on everything! Stop the presses! Start...
July 23, 2013
AP keeps on standing with Wendy
On the Planned Parenthood site is the headline pictured here about Rick Perry signing a...
July 17, 2013
Associated Press: Think before you tweet
Romenesko published a memo the Associated Press sent out after a couple of tweets received...
July 06, 2013
A Newtown massacre in Nigeria, with ghosts
Absolutely horrific news out of Nigeria today. From the Associated Press: POTISKUM, Nigeria — Islamic...
June 28, 2013
Media: Remember your filibuster? That was awesome.
The media gushing over Texas filibusterer Sen. Wendy Davis continues in such a way as...
June 16, 2013
Pod people: media struggles mightily with abortion coverage
On this week's Crossroads, host Todd Wilken and I discussed that embarrassing BuzzFeed confusion --...
June 08, 2013
Pod people: ‘Mass exodus’ from the Boy Scouts?
One of the wonderful things about writing is the ability to type something, decide it's...
June 07, 2013
At WPost, even local abortion crime isn’t newsworthy
On May 25, I tweeted out the image at the top of this post with...
June 03, 2013
AP not sweating details on stories
A reader passed along this gem from the Associated Press that begins: SAN FRANCISCO DE...
May 31, 2013
Ohio State vs. Notre Dame’s ‘damn Catholics’
Earlier this week, I saw someone tweet something about how the Republican Party "should never...
May 23, 2013
Pope Francis’ ‘obsession’ with the devil
It's kind of charming that all popes have to deal with bad media coverage and...
May 23, 2013
Scotland the confused: Did Presbyterians back gay clergy?
Something happened on Monday at the General Assembly the Church of Scotland -- they appear...
May 16, 2013
Protip: Religious liberty is a civil liberty
Let's begin this post with a quick definition from Burton's Legal Thesaurus, 4th edition: civil...
April 12, 2013
WPost reporter explains her personal Gosnell blackout
I've been writing about media coverage of abortion for many years. And so have many...
April 11, 2013
We need answers on Gosnell coverage
We've had a couple posts on the curious downplaying by the national media of the...
March 20, 2013
The new ‘abortion’: cutting newborns’ spinal cords
Two years ago, Dr. Kermit Gosnell was arrested for the murders of eight people at...
February 21, 2013
Catholic yes to yoga?
I have been waiting for the American press to pick up an article found in...
January 28, 2013
Foot-long subs vs. March For Life
The Associated Press has a Twitter feed with nearly 1.6 million followers. Those followers received...
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...
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