Accuracy in Media

Headlines are Wrong: Christian College Puts Professor on Leave over Religion Comments, Not a Hijab

The usual headlines have read, “Christian college places professor who wore headscarf on leave,” as Fox News said. However, when you read their summary, it was not because of wearing the hijab, but her statements on social media: Larycia Hawkins, who is a Christian and an associate professor of political science at Wheaton College in suburban […]

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