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Religious Passion: The Media Trialogue

Extremism: Religious Passion and The Problem of Perception 

Trialogue 2014: The Challenge of Civil Discourse 
Sponsored by the Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice 

This is the third of three public discussions regarding the topic of religious extremism. Learn More

Session Three: The Media
Sunday, February 16, 2014 • Temple B'Nai Emunah, Tulsa, Oklahoma

The trouble is that we can't always see these things clearly. We rely on the media, but it loves a fight. How can we tell what's true or false?

  • Rev. Bill Crowell, Associate Minister, BAUMC, Interfaith Trialogue Chair
  • Yvonne Lewis, News Anchor, Oklahoma's News Channel 8
  • Mike Jones, Associate Editor, Tulsa World, introduced by Rev. Dr. Bill Crowell
  • Rich Fisher, General Manager, Public Radio Tulsa, introduced by Rev. Dr. Bill Crowell
  • Dr. Gary Peluso-Verdend, President and Associate Professor of Practical Theology at Phillips Theological Seminary


Media participants Yvonne Lewis, Mike Jones, and Rich Fisher reflect upon their role in the local coverage of religious issues
Welcome and opening remarks from Rev. Dr. Bill Crowell, Rabbi Dan Kaiman, and Jayme Cox
Yvonne Lewis of Channel 8, introduced by Rev. Dr. Bill Crowell
Mike Jones of the Tulsa World, introduced by Rev. Dr. Bill Crowell
Rich Fisher of KWGS, introduced by Rev. Dr. Bill Crowell
Questions and answers with Dr. Gary Peluso-Verdend, Mike Jones, and Rich Fisher, introduced by Rev. Dr. Bill Crowell

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