5 W’s & H series: What

It’s easy to say that as religion journalists we cover religion. But what does that mean?

Do we just cover holidays and church events? No.

Religion seeps into multiple aspects of people’s lives. Growing up I heard an analogy where life is like a whole pizza. Each slice is different aspects in people’s lives. But God makes a circle in the middle, taking a bite out of each slice.

Whether or not you believe in God or this saying, I think it applies to religion and journalism. The news covers sports, politics, fashion, business and more. And in one way or another religion creeps it’s way in and we are there to cover it.

Here are just a few examples of “what” religion journalism is:

Can you think of any other topics religion affects?

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