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Wait, wait, wait. I am sure that I have read this news story before. This hot, sweaty New York Times news feature -- which just screams alternative spirituality at the top of its gray lungs -- sounds so familiar. LOS ANGELES -- He is the yoga guru who...
From: Get Religion | By: Terry Mattingly | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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I ended my first post last week by urging readers to pay attention to the media coverage generated by the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism. If you did, you know that the gathering generated more reporting, analysis and opinion than...
From: Get Religion | By: Ira Rifkin | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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Tina Turner asked: "What's love got to do with it?" Here's my question for The New York Times:  Holy ghosts — as we dub 'em here at GetReligion — haunt the Times'  1,300-word story on an embattled St. Louis homeless shelter.  The top of the...
From: Get Religion | By: Bobby Ross Jr. | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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"To live at all is miracle enough," in the words of poet Mervyn Peake. And sometimes, as the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says, the miracle is in how someone can endure suffering -- and her friends endure with her. The sensitive feature story tells of...
From: Get Religion | By: Jim Davis | Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Oh my. How time flies when there is lots of work to do. Has it really been a decade plus since sociologist Christian Smith published his infamous Books & Culture essay that ran under this grabber headline? Religiously Ignorant Journalists In search...
From: Get Religion | By: Terry Mattingly | Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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If you're interested in social media's influence on 21st century political reporting, a scholarly paper by CNN's Peter Hamby contains excellent insight. Published in 2013, the 95-page report is titled "Did Twitter Kill the Boys on the Bus?: Searching...
From: Get Religion | By: Bobby Ross Jr. | Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Before we consider the mainstream news obituaries for the man who, for millions of activists, is best known as the father of the modern pro-life movement, let's pause and consider the top paragraphs of The New York Times obituary for one Margaret Sanger....
From: Get Religion | By: Terry Mattingly | Tuesday, February 24, 2015
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Four months ago, I raised questions after The New York Times reported that Islamic State beheading victim James Foley made a sincere conversion from Catholicism to Islam during his captivity. Given the circumstances, I asked whether Foley's "conversion"...
From: Get Religion | By: Bobby Ross Jr. | Tuesday, February 24, 2015
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