PublicationsFebruary 23, 2012

Religion in the News: Islam and Politics Dominate Religion Coverage in 2011

The biggest religion stories of 2011 involved tensions over Islam and questions about faith in presidential politics, especially Mormonism, according to an annual review of religion in the news.

PublicationsFebruary 24, 2011

Religion in the News: Islam Was No. 1 Topic in 2010

Events and controversies related to Islam dominated U.S. press coverage of religion in 2010, bumping the Catholic Church from the top spot, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism and the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life.

PublicationsJune 11, 2010

The Pope Meets the Press: Media Coverage of the Clergy Abuse Scandal

PublicationsMarch 25, 2010

Religion in the News: 2009

PublicationsAugust 12, 2009

Media Coverage of the Faith-Based Initiative in the First Six Months of 2001 and 2009

PublicationsMarch 16, 2009

Religion in the News: 2008

PublicationsSeptember 22, 2008

How the Media Have Handled Palin’s Faith

PublicationsJuly 10, 2008

Running on Faith