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Barbara Blaine : Daily Beast : David Clohessy

Media Finally Awakens As SNAP’s Leadership Suddenly Resigns Amid Lawsuits and Scandals

For many years at TheMediaReport.com, we have been saying that SNAP and its leadership – so beloved by the media for its constant bashing of the Catholic Church – was little more than a contingency lawyer front group disguised as a victim support group. Then along came Gretchen Hammond. A few weeks ago, Hammond, a former director of development at SNAP, filed a blockbuster retaliatory lawsuit against SNAP alleging that SNAP was funded by illicit … [Read More]

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***BREAKING*** SNAP Founder and President Barbara Blaine Now Resigns As Pressure Mounts From Multiple Lawsuits

***BREAKING: Saturday, February 4, 2017, 2:35pm EDT*** Barbara Blaine, the founder and national president of the troubled and contentious group SNAP, has just resigned. An email announcing … [Read More]

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**Blockbuster** SNAP’s Clohessy Resigns In Wake of Lawsuit Scandal That SNAP Took Lawyer Kickbacks and Exploited Victims

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***TheMediaReport.com SPECIAL REPORT *** Lawsuit by Ex-SNAP Insider Exposes Lawyer Kickback Schemes, Exploitation of Victims, and Corruption of SNAP [w/ EXCLUSIVE Court Docs]

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Sabrina Erdely

Time To Pay Up: Rolling Stone Writer Who Wrote Bogus Priest Abuse Story Now Slammed By Jury For Defamation In Bogus ‘Rape on Campus’ Tale at U-Va.

A jury has awarded $3 million to an administrator at the University of Virginia after Rolling Stone writer Sabrina Erdely defamed her in a bogus story Erdely wrote in 2014 about gang rape at … [Read More]

Rev. Joseph Jiang : judge order against SNAP

VICTORY: Judge Sides With Falsely Accused Priest, Slams and Sanctions Hate Group SNAP for ‘Reckless Disregard for Truth’

In a monumental victory for truth and justice in the Catholic Church abuse story, a federal judge has ruled that the lawyer-funded group SNAP indeed defamed St. Louis priest Rev. Xiu Hui … [Read More]

Indy Star : Marisa Kwiatkowski : Tim Evans : Mark Alesia

Following the Script? Old Media Largely Ignores Indy Star’s Explosive Investigation of Child Sex Abuse in USA Gymnastics

The incidents uncovered in a series of reports in the Indianapolis Star are truly stomach-turning. USA Gymnastics officials repeatedly failed to report numerous instances of child sex abuse … [Read More]

Gilbert Bailon St. Louis Post-Dispatch : David Clohessy

Carrying Water: St. Louis Post-Dispatch Promotes SNAP’s Public Defiance of Federal Court Orders to Reveal Truth About SNAP’s Activities

After years of haranguing the Catholic Church over its alleged "lack of transparency" in its handling of abuse cases, David Clohessy, the national director of the lawyer-funded … [Read More]

Msgr. William Lynn

Penn. Supreme Court Upholds Reversal of Historic Conviction of Msgr. Lynn; Mainstream Media Naturally Goes Quiet

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David Clohessy : Brian McGrory : Terry McKiernan

Keep Hope Alive: Boston Globe Misleads Readers About Annual Abuse Audit To Keep Old Story Line On Life Support

The Boston Globe simply will not give up. The newly released annual audit report by United States bishops about abuse in the Catholic Church amplifies the rampancy of false accusations, … [Read More]

Laurie Goodstein

NY Times’ Dedicated Catholic Sex Abuse Reporter Claims She Does Other Things at the Times; We Tell You the Facts

Her gig may finally be up. It has now come to the point that every sentient being now agrees that Laurie Goodstein at the New York Times is something less than an objective reporter when it … [Read More]