On June 23, New York Times Executive Editor Bill Keller wrote a memo entitled “Assuring Our Credibility” (hat tip: http://queuevee.blogspot.com). Keller said the “Gray Lady” cannot “remain aloof and impervious in the face of criticism.” Acknowledging the paper’s perceived lack not of racial diversity but of ideological diversity, Keller noted that “we will make an extra effort to focus on diversity of religious upbringing and military experience, of region and class.” Finally, he said, “It calls for a concerted effort by all of us to stretch beyond our predominantly urban, culturally liberal orientation, to cover the full range of our national conversation.”
Good thoughts. We’ll be watching.
About Stan Guthrie
Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers.
Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's Tell Me More, WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio's New Day Florida. A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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