***TheMediaReport.com SPECIAL REPORT*** Five Things the Mainstream Media Can Do To Improve Its Reporting of the Catholic Church Sex Abuse Story

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For the last several years now, TheMediaReport.com has provided hundreds of examples of the media's biased and unbalanced coverage of the Catholic Church sex abuse story. And, unfortunately, our weekly posts provide only a small glimmer … [Read more...]

Possibly a New Low: Philly Daily News Faults Church For Not Stalking Abusive Former Priest From Thirty Years Ago

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Is the Catholic Church now responsible for hunting down and shadowing every past employee accused of abuse, and then constantly publicizing their whereabouts, no matter how long ago the alleged abuse occurred? A recent front page article … [Read more...]

How the Mighty Have Fallen: Chicago Tribune Reduced Again to Spokesperson for Contingency Lawyers in Chicago Archdiocese Document Dump

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If there were still any doubt that the Church-suing sex abuse industry is on a steep decline, one need look no further than the latest tactic of contingency lawyers. Contingency lawyers have recently been demanding as a condition to settle … [Read more...]

Willingly Manipulated: Media Touts Meaningless UN Committee Questioning of Catholic Church; More Free P.R. For SNAP

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When an unknown and powerless group of bureaucrats from the United Nations somehow managed to question officials from the Vatican about the issue of sex abuse in the Catholic Church for several hours, the mainstream media was naturally more … [Read more...]

Must-See Video: Woman Obtains Videotaped Confession From Public School Teacher Who Molested Her as a Student

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An amazing and compelling video is slowly making its way into the mainstream media. Last week, twenty-eight-year-old Jamie Carrillo garnered the courage to confront the California public school teacher who molested her years earlier … [Read more...]

Rhode Island TV Outlet Touts Story of Old Abuse Claims Against Priests, Ignores All of the Bogus Claims

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WJAR, an NBC television affiliate in Providence, recently trumpeted a trove of documents it obtained from Rhode Island's state police. They contain letters alleging old sex abuse claims against priests which the Diocese of Providence … [Read more...]

Philly D.A. Williams Loses It After Appeals Court Overturns His Wrongful Conviction of Msgr. Lynn; Kudos to Philly Journalist Who Lambastes Williams’ ‘Show Trial’ For a ‘Priestly Scalp’

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After a Pennsylvania appeals court unanimously overturned the landmark conviction of Msgr. William J. Lynn – a conviction which the mainstream media naturally loudly trumpeted – Philadelphia D.A. Seth Williams publicly attacked … [Read more...]

Hilarious: SNAP Leader Dorris Criticizes Philly Abp. Chaput For ‘Housing’ Msgr. Lynn In Church Rectory, When It Was the Judge Who Ordered Him There

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If there were any lingering doubts about the "shoot now, ask questions later" tactics of the anti-Catholic group SNAP, then a hysterical media statement by SNAP "Outreach Director" Barbara Dorris should eliminate any … [Read more...]

TheMediaReport.com’s Top Posts of 2013

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As we now approach our tenth year, we would like to thank everyone for making 2013 the best year ever for TheMediaReport.com! Our readership continues to grow dramatically, thanks to you. 2013 was even better than the last, and we look … [Read more...]

**BREAKING** Appellate Court OVERTURNS Historic Philly Conviction of Msgr. Lynn [UPDATES: Court Docs Added ... More Links and Developments ... Philly D.A. Unhinged?]

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***MAJOR BREAKING STORY*** In a landmark July 2012 event which made headlines around the world, Philadelphia's Msgr. William J. Lynn became the first Catholic official convicted on the claim of failing to supervise abusive priests. An … [Read more...]