‘Based on Actual Events’? Except the Very First Scene From ‘Spotlight’ Is Completely Bogus

Spotlight movie review criticism

In the first few frames of the new movie Spotlight, it declares, "Based on actual events." The film then begins ominously with a late-night scene at a police station in "Boston – 1976." A single mother and a livid … [Read more...]

No, Cardinal Law Did Not ‘Call Down the Wrath of God’ To Punish the Boston Globe

Spotlight movie review criticism

In the effort to portray Cardinal Bernard Law in the darkest light, there are a couple scenes in Spotlight which recall a 1992 episode in which Cardinal Law sinisterly "called down the power of God" upon the Boston Globe to punish … [Read more...]

‘Nothing to See Here!’: Investigation Finds 15 Mass. Educators Each Year Suspended For Sex Abuse, Boston Globe In Hiding

Boston Globe hypocrisy

Just last week, Boston television network WCVB unleashed a startling revelation on its evening news: "[WCVB] found in recent years, on average, the licenses of 15 Massachusetts educators are suspended or revoked each year for sexual … [Read more...]

**TheMediaReport.com SPECIAL REPORT ** Fact Checker: Mainstream Media Promotes Hollywood’s ‘Spotlight’ Movie and the Boston Globe’s Dishonest Reporting

Spotlight : Mark Ruffalo : Michael Keaton

While Hollywood and the Boston Globe would want you to believe that the new movie Spotlight is an impartial dramatization of the paper's 2002 reporting on sex abuse in the Catholic Church in Boston, the truth is something else … [Read more...]

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Spotlight : Michael Keaton : Mark Ruffalo

This is the book that Hollywood and the Boston Globe do not want you to read. On the eve of the Hollywood release of the new movie Spotlight – starring Hollywood heavyweights Michael Keaton and Mark Ruffalo – which purports to … [Read more...]

Same As It Ever Was: NY Times’ Laurie Goodstein Gives Free Publicity to SNAP and Its Claim That Pope Francis Ignores Abuse Victims

Laurie Goodstein

Question: What does a good reporter do when a decades-old story line continues to get old and stale?Answer: Nothing at all. Despite nearly $3 billion in settlements, over $80 million in therapy payments, endless mea culpas, and countless … [Read more...]

Never Let a Good Opportunity Go To Waste: NY Times Uses Pope Francis Visit To Rehash Stale, Decades-Old Abuse Story

Pope Francis : New York Times

This month's historic trip of Pope Francis to the United States cannot halt the New York Times' relentless obsession with decades-old cases of sex abuse committed by Catholic priests. Despite the Church's unprecedented … [Read more...]

Justice Finally Prevails: Jury Returns Whopping $14.7 Million Verdict in Defamation Action for False Claims of Abuse Against Former Religious Brother

Michael Geilenfeld

Congratulations to Michael Geilenfeld, Executive Director of St. Joseph Family of Haiti, to whom a jury awarded $14.7 million after "online activist" Paul Kendrick "endlessly defamed, bullied, and harassed" him by … [Read more...]

Show Me the Money! After Philly Accuser Testified Under Oath Priest Abuse Claim Was Not About Money, He Later Files Lawsuit Against Catholic Church Seeking … Money


The old expression goes: "Whenever anybody says, 'It's not about the money,' it's about the money." No other aphorism is more fitting to the case of the Philadelphia accuser who is now suing the Catholic Church … [Read more...]

Falsely Accused Priest Finally Fights Back! Missouri Cleric Files Federal Lawsuit Against False Accusers, SNAP, and St. Louis Police

Lawsuit: Barbara Dorris SNAP : Rev. Joseph Jiang : David Clohessy SNAP

Finally! A falsely accused priest has had enough and is not going to take it any more. After being twice accused and cleared on wild charges of sex abuse, Rev. Xiu Hui "Joseph" Jiang has filed a federal lawsuit against his … [Read more...]