Sarah Schweinsberg

Sarah is a news and feature reporter for WORLD Radio and WORLD Watch. She is a World Journalism Institute and Northwestern College graduate. Sarah resides with her husband, Zach, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Follow her on Twitter @SarahSchweins.

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Sing your part

Television | On Voices of Fire, contestants compete for their place on a gospel choir
by Sarah Schweinsberg
Posted 12/10/20, 11:30 am

Almost every major network has created its own spin on a reality singing competition. ABC has American Idol. NBC has The Voice. And on Fox, The Masked Singer

All of these shows focus on finding the best solo singer. But, while it’s fun to hear an incredible vocalist, none of these programs has ever attempted to bring the best soloists together into a choir. 

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Movie or board game?

Movie | Murder mystery Knives Out is rich in character
by Sarah Schweinsberg
Posted 11/05/20, 03:08 pm

Knives Out, released in late 2019 but popular now on streaming platforms, is a Clue board game come to life, complete with a mansion, house staff, and a complicated family. 

Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is a best-selling mystery author in his own last chapter. The morning after his 85th birthday party, the housekeeper finds Harlan dead by apparent suicide—or not? 

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Can’t take (away) a joke

Media | The Babylon Bee runs afoul of Facebook again
by Kyle Ziemnick & Sarah Schweinsberg
Posted 10/27/20, 03:08 pm

It makes sense that a computer program designed to filter out violent language would censor a joke comparing Democrats to a mob of witch-hunters. But a human being should have known better than to take seriously a satirical reimagining of Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing, said Seth Dillon, CEO of The Babylon Bee.

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