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The Anti-Christian Bias of The American News Media

by Marvin Olasky


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For Peter, David, and Daniel

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Acknowledgements and Introduction
PART ONE: DEPARTURE
The Decline of American Journalism (Chapter notes available)

Spiking the Spiritual

Not Without Personal Cost

Man's Subjectivity vs. God's Plumb Line
PART TWO: EXILE
Ethics Without Christ?

Libel: Utilitarian Justice vs. Biblical Truth-telling

Press vs. Public

Perceptive Media Watching

PART THREE: RETURN?
Network News and Local Newspapers: The Coming of Economic Judgement?

Coverage of Sensation and Disaster: The Gaining and Keeping of Audiences

Crusading on Social and Political Issues: Personalization and Persistance

A Christian Journalism Revival? (Chapter notes available)

Appendix: Public Relations, Theology and Practice

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