Scare-quotes update: Yes, The Telegraph actually put 'pregnant' inside you know what
. I am referring to the rise in newsrooms piecing together "news reports" (yes, with scare quotes) built scare quotes "allegedly." You can also have scare quotes on the cultural right, such as conservative websites At this point, I would say that GetReligion readers have their "scare quotes" detection meters set Scare-quotes update: Yes, The Telegraph actually put 'pregnant' inside you know what
'Physician-assisted suicide' gets scare quotes, but 'aid-in-dying' doesn't. Why?
Angeles newspaper has varied, too, on scare quotes — or not — on "religious freedom": Back to the scare quotes Let's talk scare quotes for a moment. Regular GetReligion readers know what we mean when we use 'Physician-assisted suicide' gets scare quotes, but 'aid-in-dying' doesn't. Why? . Actually, the Chronicle lede does include scare quotes — just not around the phrase 'aid-in-dying : Actually, the Chronicle lede does include scare quotes — just not around the phrase 'aid-in-dying words and phrases get scare quotes? Oh, of course you do. "Aid-in-dying" gets no scare quotes, while scare quotes: Last year, though, the Times did use quote marks around "aid in dying": The Los
New adventures in 'scare quotes,' in which New York Post has doubts about prayer
? Or are scare quotes required in this case because the editors are not sure that tabloid readers in scare quotes New adventures in 'scare quotes,' in which New York Post has doubts about prayer of the game, just about any reference to religion is scare quotes territory? Yes, it is also quotes." No this isn't another "religious liberty" case. This is totally new territory, so hang on . This is another one of those strange updates on one of your GetReligionistas favorite topics -- "scare
Is "marriage equality" our term, their's and everyone else's?
liberty." Religion News Service defended the use of the scare quotes. Contributor Mark Silk had one "pro-life." But what's the journalistic defense for using this label, particularly sans scare scare quotes troubled by Mollie’s not-so-subtle implications. Mollie’s implying that we’re using scare quotes as a way quotes, in a hard-news article such as this? (I should mention that the article itself is quite "? Of course not. So why the lack of scare quotes? Live action scare quote image via Shutterstock. liberty.” Religion News Service defended the use of the scare quotes. Contributor Mark Silk had one defense and editor Kevin Eckstrom had another, writing:
I pray thee, might this story on Lulu the therapy dog have needed 'scare quotes'?
scare quotes the field of news, that even includes the use of "scare quotes." Surf here for some discussions of the quotes" around religious terms that have perfectly fine, established meanings, thank you very much I pray thee, might this story on Lulu the therapy dog have needed 'scare quotes'? blog more than two or three times probably knows that your GetReligionistas are not fond of "scare ) that the Washington Post team probably needed to use scare quotes in the Health & Science feature that
How to cover religious liberty: Quote both sides — and skip the scare quotes
quotes. Show fairness by quoting both sides — or all sides when there are more than two. And you just How to cover religious liberty: Quote both sides — and skip the scare quotes they are or whom they love," Kendrick said. It's simple really: Don't editorialize by using scare such as religious liberty and religious freedom end up in scare quotes. It's refreshing that the scare quotes
Scare quotes and factual journalism in Florida: This here is what they call a 'religious liberties' bill
, however, the Herald quotes a source who makes clear its relevancy. Scare quotes aside, give the Miami Scare quotes and factual journalism in Florida: This here is what they call a 'religious liberties' bill scare quotes Yes, there are scare quotes in the Miami Herald's coverage of a fast-tracked religious liberties
How scary is this? GetReligion critic joins us in opposing 'religious liberty' scare quotes
Here at GetReligion, we've made no secret of our disdain for scare quotes on "religious liberty astute take on scare quotes. Just in case there's anybody not familiar with that term, here's how scare quotes How scary is this? GetReligion critic joins us in opposing 'religious liberty' scare quotes specialized sense. And here's a big chunk of why Silk believes scare quotes have creeped into news “same sex ‘marriage.'” Here the scare quotes imply something along the lines of: “Religious freedom Dictionary.com defines scare quotes: A pair of quotation marks used around a term or phrase to
This news isn't fake, but it's flawed: Three problems with NPR's report on religious freedom bills
"religious liberty" and "religious freedom." As Dictionary.com defines scare quotes, they are "a scare quotes and Mississippi, "religious freedom" always seems to get scare quotes. And yes, this weekend's online thing — with no scare quotes In that post, I gave a brief history of biased and lackluster media before here at GetReligion: 1. Scare quotes on "religious freedom" As we've explained once or twice or got no scare quotes. But when NPR covers conscience legislation in Bible Belt states such as Alabama
Should some marriages be scare-quoted?
scare quotes
Scare quote alert: Cheers and jeers for that Associated Press primer on 2016 'religious vote'
, you know that we have complained time and time again about the news media's love of scare quotes (Dictionary.com scare quotes for free!) What's wrong with putting "religious liberty" or "religious freedom" in scare quotes? As what about those other quote marks in the's AP opening sentences — are they scare quotes, too? Let's freedom." So if you noticed the scare quotes on "religious liberty" in the AP's lede, you win the Go ahead. See if you can spot the scare quotes in this Associated Press primer on religion and the
Pod people: Talking scare quotes, red flags and other 'controversial' tools of religion journalism
presidential candidate Mike Huckabee: In another post, I tackled the subject of scare quotes — a term that is scare quotes presidential candidate Mike Huckabee. In another post, I tackled the subject of scare quotes — a term that is Pod people: Talking scare quotes, red flags and other 'controversial' tools of religion journalism
From awful to fantastic: Three lessons in NPR's Dr. Jekyll-and-Mr. Hyde coverage of religious freedom
refresh everyone's memory, yesterday's post highlighted three problems with NPR's coverage: 1. Scare absolutely fantastic: 1. No scare quotes. 2. No biased language such as "so-called." 3. No , that NPR "always" puts scare quotes on religious freedom. But NPR — and counterparts such as the New scare quotes quotes on "religious freedom." 2. Use of the editorialized phrase "so-called religious freedom bills." 3
Define 'radical Islam,' please: Is this a candidate for 'scare quote' status? Really?
discussions of scare quotes have started using them to frame a perfectly normal term in discussions of framing the word "radical"? Here is one online definition of this term: scare quotes -- noun quotation scare quotes term in public discourse is about to be shoved into "scare quotes" territory. The double-decker of "scare quotes." Actually, I would assume that this piece of media jargon is now in common in . For example, this online dictionary notes that, "putting the term 'global warming' in scare quotes serves
Down in Georgia, here's what the news media's love of 'religious liberty' scare quotes tells you
them sarcasm quotes.) Despite the scare quotes, some major media reports gave the religious freedom in a specialized sense. In the case of the Georgia bill, most major media insisted on scare quotes around scare quotes ! Dictionary.com defines scare quotes this way: A pair of quotation marks used around a term or phrase to Down in Georgia, here's what the news media's love of 'religious liberty' scare quotes tells you takeaway from those headlines: Scare quotes here! Scare quotes there! Scare quotes everywhere in a specialized sense. In the case of the Georgia bill, most major media insisted on scare quotes around "religious liberty" or "religious freedom": news, what do the scare quotes tell readers? Mainly, they serve as signposts to alert the audience !: Dictionary.com defines scare quotes this way: A pair of quotation marks used around a term or phrase to
Scare quote epidemic spreads to natural family planning (UPDATES)
return to the scare quotes once and then back to no scare quotes twice. Back when we were first pointing told "the scare quotes are there to alert the reader that religious liberty may not actually be in It’s been almost a month since a reader sent in a discussion of the use of scare quotes in the San latest example of the odd use of scare quotes -- although he called them, and I think it's kind of use of scare quotes and the use of the term without scare quotes. I'm not entirely sure why. Other It's been almost a month since a reader sent in a discussion of the use of scare quotes in the San
M.Z. asks: Why do some journalists avoid using the name of the 'Little Sisters of the Poor'?
scare quotes in the trend in many elite newsrooms towards wrapping "scare quotes" around the term religious
Pod people: You will know us by the trail of scare quotes
Pod people: You will know us by the trail of scare quotes . No scare quotes. And it was one of the better stories on the matter! Isn't that interesting? Other throw out there, count how many times scare quotes are used around the phrase “antigay” in this New York double attribution and scare quotes. Apparently running a hunky Jesus contest on Easter Sunday isn't and avoid scare quotes at all costs. But when it’s Catholics, do the same rules apply? Do we need scare quotes around “anti-Catholic” when describing this group? (For another comparison I’ll just
Pod People: Toward a more consistent scare-quote policy
took up my request for an explanation of why some media outlets use scare quotes around the terms , even if the cause is a good one." So the scare quotes are there to alert the reader that religious November. Among the reasons Wikipedia gives for using scare quotes is "to alert the reader that the implications. Mollie’s implying that we’re using scare quotes as a way of signaling our disagreement ? Or as a commenter to a previous thread on scare quotes put it in response to a different reporter
All "advice" must include abortion
counseling to discourage abortions. Yes. Scare quotes for "crisis pregnancy centers." Scare quotes! Now, is "family planning"? Do we get scare quotes there? No. Does anyone in the story question whether these
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