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Prodigal Press: Confronting the Anti-Christian Bias of the American News Media (Revised and Updated Edition)

Prodigal Press: Confronting the Anti-Christian Bias of the American News Media (Revised and Updated Edition)

25th Anniversary Edition—Revised and Updated

In the nineteenth century, leading newspapers reported from a Christian perspective. Today, however, print and TV journalists increasingly take an anti-Christian stance while claiming to be neutral. Prodigal Press uncovers the shift to secular humanism that has radically altered what the media cover and how they report it.

Issuing a clarion call for Christians to reclaim American journalism, Olasky and Smith examine the influence of worldviews on reporting, objectivity, sensationalism, and crusading; the impact of legal, ethical, and technological changes; and the changes brought about by the 24/7 news cycle, the Internet, and social media.

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