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Media Coverage of Scientology in the United States  

Carole M. Cusack

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Aug 2012
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Nov 2012
Since L. Ron Hubbard founded the Church of Scientology in 1954, this controversial new religion has had a checkered relationship with the media. In early 2008, the changed nature of media ... More

News Coverage and Popular Press Reports of the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in the 1960s  

Jane Naomi Iwamura

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Aug 2012
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Nov 2012
Mass media, especially the news industry, played a crucial role in the changing attitudes and consciousness of the 1960s. Surprisingly, the stories that stirred the most interest were not ... More

News Coverage of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints  

Jana Riess

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Aug 2012
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Nov 2012
In The Angel and the Beehive, sociologist Armand Mauss finds that Mormon Americans have, in recent decades, struggled with two competing archetypes of what it means to be a Latter-day ... More

Wicca in the News  

Sarah M. Pike

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Aug 2012
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Nov 2012
On June 6, 1993, the Commercial Appeal, a daily newspaper in Memphis, Tennessee, ran the headline “Evil Worship Debated in Slayings” following the arrest of three teenagers—one of them ... More

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