Saturday, June 02, 2007

Media Focus on LDS

With the presidential candidacy of Mitt Romney, the LDS church has received added attention from the media. The following is a collection of links for a few recent podcasts and articles on the LDS church.
Frontline/American Experience documentary by award-winning director Helen Whitney on the LDS church which aired on PBS on April 30 and May 1, 2007. The entire 2-part documentary is available online with additional interviews, forums, and information.
Richard Bushman, author of "Rough Stone Rolling," was guest with some of the nation's leading journalists gathered in Key West, Fla., in May 2007 for the Pew Forum's biannual Faith Angle Conference on religion, politics and public life on May 14, 2007 Key West, Florida.
Elders Russell M. Nelson and Lance B. Wickman are guests for a Question & Answer session as part of the Pew Forum's biannual Faith Angle Conference on religion, politics and public life on May 16, 2007 Key West, Florida.

Blake Ostler, a Mormon, a lawyer, and author of a four-volume series, Exploring Mormon Thought was featured in an interview by Maureen Fiedler at Interfaith Voices which aired on NPR on May 31, 2007.
The New York Times talks about Mitt Romney, the media, and Mormonism. This article appeared on June 11,2007.
Orson Scott Card debates Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr. at over the question: Are Mormons Christian? The debate began on June 28, 2007 and extends to July 5, 2007.
Gerhard Spörl from the German magazine Der Spiegel interviews Elder Dieter Uchtdof. The article was posted online on July 04, 2007.
Mitt Romney details his strategy for dealing with current global issues in Foreign Affairs, published in July/August 2007.
The New York Times writes about Prof. Richard Lyman Bushman who has become a scholarly spokesman for the LDS chruch published July 28, 2007.
The New Republic invited Richard Bushman to write an article about having a mormon in the white house, published Jan 19, 2007.

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