So in the daily sweep of news stories, sometimes certain headlines or blog post titles grab attention more than others. Sometimes it’s only a matter of better headline writing, rather than story content.

But you’re in this news business long enough, and inevitably there comes a day, now and then, when what seems cutting edge to some news site just hits you as jarringly basic.

There are many examples. Like this WaPo blog post on faith and the question of whether religion should play a role in the abortion and family planning debate.


Sheila Liaugminas

Sheila Liaugminas is an Emmy award-winning Chicago-based journalist in print and broadcast media. Her writing and broadcasting covers matters of faith, culture, politics and the media....