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Journalists urged to learn more about religion

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, August 20 2009 | 10:06 am

PREMIUM Knowing about religion is essential to understand many major news stories, but media in Indonesia and the United States have mostly failed to grasp the religious context of the news, concluded a book seminar.“The world is religious and some say it’s getting more religious. The problem is most American journalists are ignorant about religious matters,” said Paul Marshall, a senior fellow at t...