“Like few other newspaper writers today, this author has taken readers into the world of American Islam in wondrous detail. The stories flow, and the quotes ring truth.” American Academy of Religion News Reporting Contest Judge.
“Insightful coverage … takes readers below the surface and behind the scenes.” American Academy of Religion News Reporting Contest Judge.
“I always like reading your stuff since you cover Islam better than anyone else I’ve seen,” G. Jeffrey MacDonald, winner of 12 national religion reporting awards, and author of Thieves in the Temple: The Christian Church and the Selling of the American Soul.
“I’m glad you’re writing for us. your ideas and your writing add a dimension to our coverage that wasn’t previously there,” Steve Greenlee, former Features Editor at the Boston Globe, current Managing Editor at the Portland Press Herald.
“You’re a smear propagandist, not a journalist.” Robert Spencer, founder of JihadWatch.org. (Coming from a xenophobe like Spencer, this statement is a badge of honor).
“I would like to tell you that you are a piece of shit!” Milenko Raguz, a reader from Stolac, Bosnia and Herzegovina.