Mormon Media Observer: Revelation remains essential to Latter-day Saint faith

Indeed, this last weekend and the days following have reminded me of a simple truth: Latter-day Saints firmly, fully believe in revelation.

I thought of that because it matters to me as a student of how the press covers religion. I want reporters to understand us, to get us “right.”

Over the years, one of the questions I have asked myself about the coverage of the church is: How can I measure whether the press “gets it right?” How do I show whether they somehow have captured the “essence” of what it means to be a Latter-day Saint? If you think about it, such a question is tough to answer.

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