Daily Archives: 17 March 2007

Why we must mix religion with journalism

Most of us in Indian media look down upon spirituality, godmen (and women), meditation and everything else that comes under the broad “religion” rubric. Although far fewer follow cricket, we send out correspondents and photographers by the dozen. But covering a congregation, a religious baithak, a rathothsava in the same fashion with the same verve invites sniggers in the newsroom despite the much larger readership.

Why? Or why is it not at all surprising that the most visited Washington Post blog is on religion?

Read the full story: Top ‘Wash Post’ blog mixes religion views