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Most religion reporters are religious

If you think journalists assigned to cover the church are biased against religion, think again.

A recent survey for the Religion News writers Association by Judith Buddenbaum, associate professor of journalism at Colorado State University, suggests that well over three-fourths of religion reporters are themselves highly religious. Among the members, 45 percent called themselves "very active" in their own faith communities and 35 percent "somewhat active."


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