Religion, for most news desks, is an alien world. And news media, for most religious leaders, is a potential snake pit. How can religious leaders and journalists part this contentious sea? They can meet, talk and share ideas. And the Northern Illinois Newspaper Association is providing the opportunity to do just that on April 12.
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A bishop, a rabbi and mega-church media guy walk into a NINA seminar ... And it's no joke. On April 12 at Northern Illinois University, some of the top religious leaders in Northern Illinois will headline what might be a first-of-its-kind meeting of the minds — a news-training exercise unlike anything you've experienced before.
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