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Essay heading: An Analysis of Religion in the Media
 
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The article also explains the practice of meeting in a coven and notes that, despite their reputation, covens are not much dissimilar from other social gatherings. It goes on to say that most pagans are solitary practitioners who occasionally meet in groups (Rock). Perhaps one of the more interesting ways this article fits the inclusion topos is that, over time, more religions become acceptable to the news media...
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Silk notes that Mormons were seen in a highly negative light until the mid-twentieth century, but that after 1930, the news media began running positive stories on them that strongly increased their image in the public sphere (Silk 107). This article seems to be attempting to do the same thing with paganism, which would likely not have been acceptable even in the period of increasing tolerance for Mormon beliefs...
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