Savvy PR firm scores NYTimes coup against March For Life

We’ve received quite a few complaints about the religion angle the New York Times chose for its story on the March For Life. And I’d sure as heck like to join in. But before I do that, I want to point out that the Times also ran a straight news story covering the march and, [Read More...]

Foot-long subs vs. March For Life

The Associated Press has a Twitter feed with nearly 1.6 million followers. Those followers received two tweets about a gun control rally and march in Washington, D.C. this weekend. “Gun control march in Washington to feature Newtown residents, pastors, parents and survivors of gun violence,” read one. “PHOTOS: Thousands march for gun control on National [Read More...]

Bring your swords, and guns, to church

Back in my high school days, my family attended a Church of Christ in Fort Worth, Texas. Most every Sunday, our minister made the same request before he preached. “Hold up your swords!” he’d say, and we’d all raise our Bibles to show that we brought them. I don’t recall him ever asking us to [Read More...]

So, ‘broader societal problems’ in Newtown, or not?

It goes without saying that the GetReligion crew has been closely watching the coverage of the massacre in Newtown, Conn., waiting for religion shoes to drop. So far, other than coverage of the vigil services, the emphasis — especially at CNN — has been gun control, gun control, gun control. Since I know readers will [Read More...]


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