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Sect Appeal: A&E Examines The Scientology Phenomenon

Title: Sect Appeal: A&E Examines The Scientology Phenomenon
Date: Monday, 14 December 1998
Publisher: Seattle Times
Author: Kay McFadden
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Getting religion has never been easy if you're a member of the media. A few years ago, in response to complaints that journalism was neglecting matters of faith, many newspapers expanded the space and staffing devoted to such topics. Television news also began doing more pieces devoted to Promise Keepers, papal policy, mega-churches and the like. Yet most journalists still have a blind spot when it comes to the spiritual quotient in stories. Perhaps the problem lies in the average reporter's ... [Read the rest at]