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Peter Steinfels : Fordham University

Speaking Truth to Power: Esteemed Journalist Calls Out PA Grand Jury Report As a Fraud

Upon the release of last August's Pennsylvania grand jury report and the media hysteria that followed, TheMediaReport.com felt like a lone voice trumpeting the fact that the report was utterly corrupt and dishonest to its core. Yet finally, five months after the report's release, we are not alone in that judgment. In fact, we feel vindicated. In an absolute must-read article for Commonweal magazine, veteran writer Peter Steinfels concludes after an … [Read More]

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