Journalism

Though religion is deeply embedded in American culture, it is increasingly rare for journalists to be trained to report on religion. In light of political and cultural upheaval at home and abroad, there is a greater need than ever for religious literacy in journalism. Religion shapes the stories journalists tell, often in subtle ways that are not visible at first glance. By partnering with professional journalists and journalism students, we provide resources and training to facilitate deeper engagement of religion in the classroom and in the field. In addition, we see opportunities for greater collaboration between religion scholars and journalists in order to improve the public understanding of religion. 

In Practice

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Read studies of journalists navigating real-world cases involving questions of religious literacy.

Best Practices

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Key lessons and questions for journalists to consider as they apply religious literacy in the field.

Additional Reading and Resources

Reading lists and more resources for journalists seeking to understand how religion shapes the world and their careers.