Dumb, Dumber, and Who Cares?
I'll try it anyway through the convenient filter and refuge of citing others. It's one thing being confronted with not knowing things, but when combined with apathy, something else is happening. Read this in NYT.
On the other side of the coin, listen to Pulitzer Prize winning journalism, Andrea Elliot, describe her Islam beat for the New York Times, particularly her story about "An Imam in America." It's pretty good, an interesting story-behind-the-story talk.