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Several years ago, I was asked to travel to Prague to speak to the newsroom staff at Radio Liberty. The topic: Efforts to improve news coverage. However, once I was there it became clear to me that some members of the staff wanted me to discuss a much...
From: Get Religion | By: Terry Mattingly | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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News reports on political demonstrations and protest marches have kept the  New York Times busy this past week. In the print and on the web it has run a least three dozen articles on the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, while also covering civil...
From: Get Religion | By: George Conger | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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On the positive side, an Associated Press story this week on Mormon underclothing — sacred attire derided by critics as "magic underwear" — handles the subject matter with discretion and respect. On the negative side, the widely distributed wire...
From: Get Religion | By: Bobby Ross Jr. | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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The bishops "bickered" during the recent synod at the Vatican on families -- yes, the article by CNN said "bickered" -- and a lot of people wondered why Pope Francis doesn't just order changes, rather than call a two-week debatefest. Good question, and...
From: Get Religion | By: Jim Davis | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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If you were looking for a quote that perfectly captured the attitude that crusty old-school newspaper editors used to have about religion news ( click here for my 1983 Quill cover story on life in that era), then here it is. And let's face it, the...
From: Get Religion | By: Terry Mattingly | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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In the wake of the Vatican family synod, as mainstream news outlets go searching for people angry over the failure of the bishops' meeting to produce hope 'n' change, CBS News joins the fray with a bizarre piece that attempts to represent the views...
From: Get Religion | By: Dawn Eden | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Chicago Tribune religion reporter Manya Brachear Pashman, past subject of  a GetReligion interview, asks all the right questions of Cardinal Francis George OMI, the soon-to-retire Chicago archbishop, and is rewarded with newsworthy answers. Pashman...
From: Get Religion | By: Dawn Eden | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Earlier this month, I dinged Reuters for a "two-sided news story" that really only told one. I argued that the piece on "a new battleground of religious freedom" was framed almost entirely from the perspective of same-sex marriage activists. This...
From: Get Religion | By: Bobby Ross Jr. | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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KEVIN ASKS: Is the Mormon religion considered Christian? There are radical doctrinal differences. THE RELIGION GUY ANSWERS: Depends on who’s talking.  The steadily expanding Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (nicknamed “LDS” or “Mormon”)...
From: Get Religion | By: Richard Ostling | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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The red numbers in a recent Associated Press report on the life and health of the Girl Scouts are pretty blunt. It's rare, these days, to see these kinds of crunch paragraphs right at the top of a report -- literally. For the second straight year,...
From: Get Religion | By: Terry Mattingly | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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In the wake of the Vatican family synod, as mainstream news outlets go searching for people angry over the failure of the bishops' meeting to produce hope 'n' change, CBS News joins the fray with a bizarre piece that attempts to represent the views...
From: Get Religion | By: Dawn Eden | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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