A diverse panel of journalists and attorneys — including GetReligion editor Terry Mattingly and myself — just wrapped up a panel discussion on "Getting It Right, Media Coverage of Religion Freedom."
The 90-minute exchange occurred at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, as part of the Religious Freedom Annual Review. BYU's International Center for Law and Religion Studies hosts the event each year.
You can watch the entire discussion via this Facebook Live feed.
Hannah Clayson Smith, senior fellow at BYU's International Center for Law and Religion Studies, moderated the panel.
Besides tmatt and me, other panelists included:
• Sahar Aziz, professor of law and Chancellor’s Social Justice Scholar at the Center for Security, Race at Rights at Rutgers University Law School.
• Emma Green, staff writer covering politics, policy and religion at The Atlantic.
• Holly Hollman, general counsel and associate executive director for the Baptist Joint Committee.
Earlier today, Green gave an excellent keynote address on the legal and political landscape of religious liberty. I don't see that talk online yet, but if I come across it, I'll add a link.
On a lighter note, I loved Green's response when asked about the polarization caused by social media: