Press: Where no religious reporter had gone before
Posted: 19 Dec 2007 @ 00:00
AN EXCELLENT SCOOP this week. Riazat Butt, in Mecca, has been sending back stories that only Sir Richard Burton might have got among earlier religious writers.
Going on the Hajj as a Muslim woman is a whole lot easier if you are, in fact, a Muslim woman. Her vivid reportage made the front page of Monday’s Guardian, while the website has been carrying a video diary. That is surely the way that religious coverage is going to move in the future.
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