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Media portrayal of atheism discussed at third-annual Religion and Media Conference at Elon University

Marlena Chertock

APRIL 5, 2011

The third-annual Religion and Media Conference focused on atheism on Monday, April 4 at 7:30 p.m. in LaRose Digital Theatre. Three panelists were brought to Elon University to discuss the media’s portrayal of atheism.

  • Cecil Bothwell: Bothwell is an atheist and was threatened to be removed from public office in North Carolina for his beliefs.
  • Cecile Holmes: Holmes is an associate professor of journalism at the University of South Carolina.
  • Yonat Shimron: Shimron is a  religion reporter for the News & Observer.

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Cecil Bothwell on understanding differences

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