Mormon Media Observer: New Yorker disappoints in its LDS coverage

The New Yorker is often held up as an ideal of what journalism can be — and it often is. Witty cartoons; detailed, thoughtful reviews and profiles; and first-rate journalism all comprise this excellent magazine.

That's why I have been so frustrated with the New Yorker lately because of an article about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that appeared there by staff writer Adam Gopnik.

I meant to write about this article when it came out in mid-August, but much has happened in the interim that merited quicker attention, but I wish to wait no longer.

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