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Great moments in journalism: “Sikhism originated in Italy” and other stupid things...

Discussion in 'One Bread, One Body - Catholic' started by Michie, Aug 7, 2012.

  1. Michie

    Michie Member of the manipulation resistance team Supporter

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    ...TV says about religion

    Back in the days when we got the news from TV sets with rabbit ears and read newspapers with smudgy ink (some even had afternoon editions!), I attended a fairly respectable journalism school where we were required to take courses in economics, politics, history and a foreign language —ostensibly, so that we would be Well-Rounded. Upon graduation...

    Great moments in journalism: “Sikhism originated in Italy” and other stupid things TV says about religion...
     
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    LoAmmi Dispassionate

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    How about colleges? I once got into a heated discussion with a professor who was convinced that Jesus was a prophet in Judaism and that, despite practicing Judaism, I was probably just "not in church that day" when they taught us about Jesus being a prophet.

    I was not really that amused.

    If a college can't get it right, what hope is there for TV?
     
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