Jenny Taylor

An established media professional, academic and writer, she trained with Yorkshire Post Newspapers and became the first race reporter in the Westminster Press Group, disconcertingly finding herself interviewing her heartthrob Cat Stevens, just after he became Yusuf Islam. She has travelled widely seeing the work of civil society organizations all over Asia and Africa at first hand. She is an expert on the connection between faith and culture, on which she has addressed parliamentary and Commonwealth gatherings. Her doctorate is from SOAS in London on Islam and secularization.

 


(Still not) Finding Kony

by Jenny Taylor - 9th May 2012

The BBC’s Dan Damon has just been in the Central African Republic and Uganda, travelling with the US Army to report on the hunt for mass child-abductor Joseph Kony.  One hundred special-forces soldiers are deployed there to assist armies of four countries still ravaged by the brutal leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army. Lapido asked Dan about his week-long trip into one of the most remote parts of Africa.

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‘Faith-ignorant smear campaign won’t undermine us’

by Jenny Taylor - 26th April 2012

Pastor speaks out on eve of elections, as project becomes pawn of Welsh politics.

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Religiously literate campaign secures prison sentence for rogue developer in Portuguese beauty spot

by Jenny Taylor - 29th February 2012

‘Belief matters’ says conservation pioneer in landmark legal win.

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