Building religion IQ in reporters? We say, ‘Amen!’

Usually, GetReligion focuses on critiquing mainstream media coverage of religion and pointing out holy ghosts. Occasionally, we share news on personnel changes on the Godbeat — such as Jim Davis’ must-read interview this week with laid-off Tampa Tribune religion writer Michelle Bearden. And sometimes — as with this post — we can’t resist recommending an [Read More...]

Close to home: Those Godbeat changes hit tmatt

What he said: “I’m glad to hear that Scripps Howard still as a religion writer on its staff. Seriously, I mean it’s a nice thing that, you know, that still exists in the media.” – Tom Hanks, at a press conference in 2009 For those who have not heard the news elsewhere, out in the [Read More...]

So long, GetReligion

It was about eight years ago exactly when I surprised Terry Mattingly by shouting his name as I encountered him on the street. His visage was familiar to me because I’d grown up reading him in “the Rocky” — the Rocky Mountain News of Denver, Colorado. My parents had always encouraged my siblings and me [Read More...]


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