Pod people: Can the MSM find centrists in gay-rights wars?

As a journalist, there are few things that I find more interesting than listening to the views of liberal thinkers who ask questions that make liberals nervous, or upset, and conservative thinkers who ask questions that make their fellow conservatives nervous, or upset. As a rule, I am pro-sweaty palms when it comes time to [Read More...]

Honest teen meets an orthodox Catholic priest

Two decades ago, while I was serving as the religion writer for The Charlotte News (the afternoon newspaper that later merged with The Charlotte Observer) I heard about a fascinating event in a major local parish. It seems that at the end of a confirmation class, one of the teen-agers told the youth minister that [Read More...]

Writing a puff piece: a how-to manual

Truth be told, in our bias for fair, accurate journalism, we at GetReligion probably focus too much on the negative. We point out mistakes in mainstream reporting. We cry out for balance. We complain about the MSM bubble. For once, I want to accentuate the positive. Therefore, please allow me to highlight a Seattle Times [Read More...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X