(RNS) — Faithful Christians will never give today’s headlines the same weight we do our Bibles, but we should appreciate the way a free press contributes to a healthy civil society.
(RNS) — I don’t know whether Caruana Galizia believed in God, but she believed in truth.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — The message reflected the pope's growing concern about the dangers of misinformation on the internet that he said exploits people’s 'anxiety, contempt, anger and frustration.'
(RNS) — Pope Francis compares the proliferation of 'fake news' to the story of the serpent in the biblical book of Genesis and says 'trusting in falsehood can have dire consequences.'
(RNS) — Pope Francis is expected to deliver an address on 'fake news' Wednesday, tackling the thorny issue of journalistic integrity in a speech to commemorate World Communications Day.
(RNS) — 'There are simply fewer religion writers today. They have either been laid off or jumped ship before they got pushed out.'
(RNS) Are journalists, pundits and politicians too quick to use the hot-button terms "radical," "terrorist," "extremist" and "Islamist"? And do they apply the same standards when the shooter is a Christian, a Jew or not religious?
The ministry blocks dissenters and ignores journalists who might ask difficult questions. This is not engaging culture, but evading culture.
(RNS) Memories of the protests from when the author was a student at the University of Missouri keep coming back.
Religion Newswriters assembled 15 journalists, editors and media professionals from across Myanmar for an intensive training course on how best to cover religious freedom and conflict. Here’s the resolution they bring back to their newsrooms.
(RNS) As denominational news services contend with fiscal challenges that have beset secular media as well, church press officials worry these outlets have lost their editorial independence and are increasingly performing public relations roles for their denominations.
ST. LOUIS (RNS) In his new job as the Vatican's senior communications adviser, Fox News reporter Greg Burke, 52, will be counseling Pope Benedict XVI and his closest staff on how to better project the Catholic Church's image to the rest of the world. By Tim Townsend.