Pod people: Ghosts and crickets in Jason Collins coverage

I spent much of last week in Malibu, Calif., hanging out with the stars. Actually, I was speaking at an event at Pepperdine University, but I wore dark sunglasses and did my best to avoid the paparazzi — just in case the tabloid press ever takes a sudden interest in GetReligionistas. While buying deodorant at [Read More...]

The Broussard brouhaha and why context matters

Context matters. Take the brouhaha that has brewed over comments ESPN NBA reporter Chris Broussard made concerning basketball player Jason Collins publicly coming out as gay. From USA Today to the Los Angeles Times, major media latched on to Broussard’s comments concerning his personal Christian beliefs on homosexuality. Chris Broussard usually offers expertise on fast breaks and [Read More...]


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