When Planned Parenthood isn’t news (fraud edition)

Is fraud a religion story? Not necessarily. Are the actions of Planned Parenthood religion stories? Not necessarily. But what about the larger issue of the ongoing problems that the mainstream news media have had covering abortion and other social issues related to religion? Is it worth noting here, for instance, the very odd lack of [Read More…]

Obamacare, Medicaid, God and cameo journalism

In a rapidly changing media environment, news organizations must learn to do more with less. For example, I can’t imagine Reuters making more of a splash with less actual substance than it does with this story: Republican battles over Medicaid turn to God and morality I love a meaty piece of journalism, and if it [Read More…]