Bill Doskoch: Media, BPS*, Film, Minutiae

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Meet John Stott

Never heard of him, you say? According to David Brooks, if evangelical Christians picked popes, he'd be the lead candidate. An excerpt: He was the framer of the Lausanne Covenant, a crucial organizing document for modern evangelicalism. He is the author of more than 40 books, which have been translated into over 72 languages and […]

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Stewart on a rant about Lady Di, Julia Roberts

John Stewart was particularly miffed how the U.S. morning shows went berserk on Julia Roberts — followed by NBC's broadcasting of some seven-year-old Lady Di tapes. He was especially amused when the networks credited People Magazine with “breaking the story.” (the on-screen graphic for it was Human Gives Birth!). All three major networks managed to […]

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Iraq's new terror alert system

Check out this offering from The Onion! BAGHDAD—The Iraqi Department of Homeland Security recently released a 10-level, color-coded homeland security advisory system that will alert citizens to the risk of a terrorist attack within Iraq's borders. The country's current threat level is elevated, or Code Yellow-Orange. Citizens living in towns with populations of 1,500 or […]

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