Who do we report on?
That’s the simplest answer. Religion affects everyone in one-way or another, and there fore, we cover it in that mindset.
This list of 20 religions and headlines gives just one example of all the ways religion is covered:
- Amish- “Amish report staggering growth in Midwest”
- Atheists- “New book exhorts atheists to ‘come out’ of the closet”
- Baha’i- “Did you know MU’s Ellis Library has one of the top Baha’i book collections?”
- Buddhism- “Dalai Lama wows Maryland crowd, rubs noses with governor”
- Catholics- “Pope Francis tells couples not to substitute dogs and cats for children”
- Hindus- “Hindus in New Jersey school district want a day off for Diwali”
- Interfaith- “Interfaith group speaks out in wake of Santa Barbara shooting spree”
- Jehovah’s Witness- “45,000 Jehovah’s Witnesses fill Detroit’s Ford Field”
- Jews- “’Princesses’ embraces a stereotypes and leaves some Jews uncomfortable”
- Mormon- “Inside the Mormons’ elite Missionary Training Center”
- Muslims- “New organization unites American Muslims in one coalition”
- Pagans- “Fox apologizes for comments on Wiccans at University of Missouri”
- Pastafarian- “Flying Spaghetti Monster invades state capitols!!!”
- Protestant- “Southern Baptists oppose gender reassignment”
- Rastafarian- “Rastafarian files suit after UPS tells him to cut dreadlocks”
- Satanists- “Satanists release design for proposed Oklahoma State Capitol monument”
- Shinto- “Shinto priests prepare to mark Japan’s quake anniversary”
- Sikhism- “Sikhs stand up to bullying as they try to build understanding”
- Unitarian Universalist- “Unitarian church embraces environmental stewardship with green initiative”
- Zoroastrians- “Iran’s Zoroastrians celebrate Persian roots”
Can you think of any other religions?