Writing for BirminghamWatch, an independent news site founded and operated by some of the best-known names in local journalism, deepened my respect for full-time journalists.
Former State Editor of The Birmingham News Glenn Stephens is one of these newspaper veterans. (Years ago, he was my journalism professor. Now he’s one of my editors.)
The article explores how churches and a synagogue have responded to COVID-19. Some remained closed, even after restrictions lifted, while a few found reasons to close again after reopening. (I’d hoped to include Muslim and Hindu voices, but potential sources didn’t respond.)