Chris Johns, Editor of National Geographic magazine, bravely confronts the… uhh… Catholics & Buddhists

Here’s how The New York Times covers
the elephant poaching crisis:

{ Read the whole thing here. }


Here’s how National Geographic covers the crisis: 


Here’s what Buddhists think of Chinese rule in Tibet:

Buddhist nun Palden Choetso engulfed in flames in her self-immolation protest against Chinese rule on a street in Tawu, Tibetan Ganzi prefecture, in China’s Sichuan Province. Dozens of Tibetans have set themselves on fire over the past year to protest Chinese rule, sometimes drinking kerosene to make the flames explode from within, in one of the biggest waves of political self-immolations in recent history. (AP Photo/Students For A Free Tibet via AP video)

Here again is investigative reporter Bryan Christy
describing his field work for this National Geographic story:

Here’s how Catholics in China are being persecuted:


Summing up:


Chris Johns & Terry Adamson celebrate with our Society’s new publishing partners in the People’s Republic of China (2007).

≡  Hat tip to Bong Wenceslao, who first compared the New York Times & National Geographic treatments of this crisis.

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