How not to write a news article

This story might be about an outrageous violation of freedom of religion, but it’s definitely an example of bad journalism. Read the story and try to figure out exactly what actually happened. Were individuals at the Port Wentworth Senior Citizens Center being forbidden to pray before meals (Ed Morrissey reads it that way), or weren’t they? The story certainly implies that they were, but it never comes right out and says it.

It seems pretty clear that something is wrong there, but it’s hard to comment without understanding what exactly happened.

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