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February 28, 2014
Interview or argument? There’s a difference, CNN
Want to get drunk fast? Watch this video and take a swig of an adult...
February 17, 2014
Report both sides of the story, unless you’re HuffPost
A bill dealing with gay weddings is being hotly debated in Kansas, but not in...
January 15, 2014
Wind of change comes sweeping down the plain
My home state of Oklahoma made big news Tuesday when a federal judge struck down...
December 27, 2013
Say what?!? Organ music at ‘Duck Dynasty’ church?
The White's Ferry Road Church of Christ in West Monroe, La., is making headlines these...
December 04, 2013
A same-sex marriage story that makes you go hmmmmm …
Here at GetReligion, we've repeatedly highlighted the apparent new normal on mainstream media coverage of same-sex...
November 07, 2013
Still another one-sided same-sex marriage story
Here we go again. A major media organization has published still another one-sided story on the...
November 05, 2013
Yo! NYPost! Did that school have a Catholic covenant?
This story is getting very, very familiar and it's clear that these lawsuits are happening...
October 23, 2013
Yet another one-sided AP same-sex marriage story
Over the weekend, I did a post titled "Another one-sided AP same-sex marriage story." I...
October 19, 2013
Another one-sided AP same-sex marriage story
Case closed. The Associated Press has decided, apparently, that stories need to include only side....
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 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...
October 05, 2013
When religious liberty clashes with gay rights
This was the headline on a Wall Street Journal story this week: Some Businesses Balk...
September 11, 2013
Ghost in that NYTimes Justice Kennedy hagiography
It's time for a quick dip into my unusually thick GetReligion folder of guilt, that...
August 22, 2013
Guess which sin makes church discipline newsworthy?
Every week, in churches around the world, Christians engage in a peculiar practice in which...
August 01, 2013
The moral (and news) authority of Desmond Tutu
An article at BBC.com on the launch of a United Nations-backed campaign to promote gay...
July 16, 2013
Gay rights, street preachers, and narrative preferences
When I was 12-years-old I developed an unhealthy addiction to Choose Your Own Adventure novels....
July 10, 2013
In Kentucky, ‘Shiite Baptists’ and the crazy old uncle
Thou shalt not write an inflammatory newspaper column. Hell, it seems, hath no fury like...
June 29, 2013
Same-sex marriage and a conscience clash, via CNN
In light of the U.S. Supreme Court decisions on same-sex marriage, CNN's "Belief Blog" features an...
June 18, 2013
BBC attacks major same-sex marriage stereotype (updated)
Here inside the Beltway, a kind of nervous hush has settled over the church-state battlefield...
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 05, 2013
Seven questions about Boy Scout gay policy coverage
Headlines over the Boy Scouts of America's decision to allow openly gay members are still...
June 01, 2013
Churches dumping Boy Scouts over gay policy … or not?
Godbeat pro Bob Smietana wrote a story this week exploring whether churches will keep sponsoring Boy...
May 20, 2013
Brittany Griner: ESPN gets close to key question
Truth be told, I still think that the question I asked a few weeks ago...
May 15, 2013
Ready! Set! Be bored by Illinois’ same-sex marriage debate!
The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life's "Religion News on the Web" page is one...
May 10, 2013
Asking the Boy Scout questions that matter the most
If you know anything about the politics of gay rights, you know that there is...
May 06, 2013
Pod people: Ghosts and crickets in Jason Collins coverage
I spent much of last week in Malibu, Calif., hanging out with the stars. Actually,...
May 01, 2013
So, does LA need a ‘conservative’ newspaper or not?
Time for a quick trip into tmatt's infamous GetReligion file of guilt. You just know...
April 30, 2013
The Broussard brouhaha and why context matters
Context matters. Take the brouhaha that has brewed over comments ESPN NBA reporter Chris Broussard...
February 25, 2013
Bill Keller, et al, openly confess that “error has no rights”
As the debates rage on about you know what -- Washington. Post. Ombudsman. Bias. Column....
February 09, 2013
Pod people: Boy Scout leak and grassroots sourcing
I've done a couple of posts (here and here) on the Boy Scouts of America's...
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