10 years of GetReligion: Five things they didn’t tell me.
GETRELIGION.ORG — Nearly four years and 500 posts ago, I became the newest GetReligionista.
Now, somehow, I’m the second-longest-tenured regular contributor after the illustrious Terry Mattingly himself.
As we celebrate GetReligion’s 10th anniversary, our esteemed editor tmatt has reflected on “why we are still here” — Part 1 and Part 2 — and talked about “Labels, labels, labels, labels!” He’s even recorded a podcast. George Conger and my bride Tamie Ross have shared additional insight.
Now it’s my turn.
I can’t remember exactly when I started reading GetReligion or how I came across it. But in March 2010, I jumped at the opportunity to join an all-star team that included Mollie Ziegler Hemingway, Sarah Pulliam Bailey and Brad Greenberg. As I wrote in my introductory post:
For a faithful GetReligion reader such as myself, joining the team of contributors is like a baseball fan invited to sit in the press box and share his opinions during the World Series.
But here are five things they didn’t tell me when I signed up.
This analysis of media coverage appears online at GetReligion.org.