Some profs fear that a mere journalist won't be smart enough to do their views justice

TheAtlantic.com
That's what New York Times religion columnist Mark Oppenheimer says. He also tells Conor Friedersdorf: "I did have one fellow say he figured I was Jewish 'since The Times is a Jewish paper.' I wasn't sure what he meant by that, but the funny thing is he didn't mean it as an insult, and he was happy to talk. He was a Southern Baptist missionary, by the way."

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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