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More Innacurate Faith Storylines From the Media

posted by dgilgoff

God-o-Meter is struck by the number of faith-based storylines the news media appear to have gotten dead wrong this year. One was the line that Obama was poised to make big gains among white votes, especially evangelicals, who were undergoing […]

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Take Beliefnet’s Election Exit Poll

posted by dgilgoff

How did you vote–and why? Take Beliefnet’s 2008 Exit Poll.

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God-o-Meter wins an Online Journalism Award

posted by dgilgoff

God-o-Meter has won the 2008 Online Journalism Award for Commentary (not quite an Oscar, pictured) in the large web site category. Competition was stiff. The other finalists were New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof and Houston Chronicle editorial cartoonist Nick Anderson. […]

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God-o-Meter on Fresh Air

posted by dgilgoff

God-o-Meter sat down with Fresh Air’s Terry Gross for a long interview that airs today. Listen to it here.

Obama in Colorado Springs Today

posted by dgilgoff

A day after announcing his plan to beef up President Bush’s office of faith-based initiatives, Barack Obama pops up today in Colorado Springs, whose reputation as the country’s evangelical capital has earned it the nickname “Vatican West.” The Obama camp […]

Possible McCain Veep Pawlenty on Faith in Christ

posted by dgilgoff

Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, on John McCain’s short list of potential running mates, might have upped his chances of getting the nod by doing what McCain won’t: going on the Christian Broadcasting Network and talking about his faith in Jesus. […]

From Beliefnet

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Dear Readers– Due to a planned technical upgrade taking place on Wednesday June 11th, the Beliefnet Blogs will not display any new content, and commenting will be disabled. We aim to be back up and running by the end of […]

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Closed for the Season
With Election Day finally having come and gone, God-o-Meter is closing up shop till 2012--or at least 2010. Till then, get your faith and politics fix over at Beliefnet editor-in-chief Steve Waldman's blog. 7 ...

posted 4:32:33pm Nov. 19, 2008 | read full post »

On The Religious Left, Great Expectations
The first priorities for Barack Obama's administration will be the economy and a variety of foreign policy issues. But the burgeoning religious left, which worked so hard to get Obama elected, expects some movement on its issues, including a ...

posted 1:49:31pm Nov. 07, 2008 | read full post »

Howard Dean's Vindication
God-o-Meter wrote a piece for today's Roll Call on the vindication of Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean's much-derided 50-State Strategy, which is largely about reaching out to the nation's more religious voters in the red ...

posted 2:01:06pm Nov. 06, 2008 | read full post »

A Post-Election Chat with Ralph Reed
Amid today's talk that Barack Obama has narrowed the God Gap, God-o-Meter checked in with Ralph Reed, who spearheaded religious outreach for George W. Bush's 2000 and 2004 campaigns and who pioneered such outreach for Republicans as executive ...

posted 3:09:07pm Nov. 05, 2008 | read full post »

More Innacurate Faith Storylines From the Media
God-o-Meter is struck by the number of faith-based storylines the news media appear to have gotten dead wrong this year. One was the line that Obama was poised to make big gains among white votes, especially evangelicals, who were undergoing a ...

posted 11:53:20am Nov. 05, 2008 | read full post »

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