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.'
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(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.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'It is unacceptable for these titans to discriminate against users just because their viewpoints are not congruent with ideas popular in Silicon Valley,' said NRB President & CEO Jerry A. Johnson.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) In a powerfully worded message, the pope said he wanted to encourage media professionals to engage in 'constructive forms of communication.'
(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?
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The give-and-take included insights from Francis about growing up in Argentina and his thoughts on media and anger.
By sidestepping the elements of the story that have outraged Americans, it’s as if the editorial board is trying to prove true the conservatives who claim their paper is run by left-leaning elitists.
Rifqa Bary made headlines when she claimed her Muslim parents threatened to kill her. But a report by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) found discrepancies in Bary's story. Here she shares her story.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican spends almost 70 million euros, or $76 million, each year on its media services and employs 600 people.
(RNS) But don't overlook that 1 in 3 of your neighbors is watching Christian TV, says a research expert.
"America was founded by folks who thought like this," a prominent Yale professor says of Islamist extremists. Some may find his comments difficult to swallow in light of recent events.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “Some of you have asked me if the synod fathers fought,” Francis said. “ I don’t know if they ‘fought,’ but they spoke forcefully. This is freedom. This is just the kind of freedom that there is in the church.”
Why do Christians so often ignore the problem of rape?
BALTIMORE (RNS) A new study presented to U.S. Catholic bishops showed that the Catholic Church is seen as “judgmental,” and that finger-wagging attitude is the biggest sin in the view of many lay people.