Profile in Courage: Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown Bravely Rejects Discrimination Against the Catholic Church

Jerry Brown : Gov. Jerry Brown

TheMediaReport.com salutes California Gov. Jerry Brown for vetoing California Senate Bill 131 (SB 131), a measure which would have blatantly discriminated against the Catholic Church and purposefully made the Church vulnerable to a second … [Read more...]

‘I’m Not Listening!’: Mainstream Media Ignores Current Epidemic of Abuse in Evangelical Church, Instead Focuses on Stale Claims in Catholic Church

media cover its ears

Just last week, Boz Tchividjian, a prominent Liberty University law professor and the grandson of Billy Graham, stood before a roomful of journalists and declared that Evangelical missions are a "magnet" for sexual abusers and … [Read more...]

*SPECIAL REPORT* Obsessed With the Catholic Church? NY Times’ Laurie Goodstein Reports On Sex Abuse In Catholic Church And Nowhere Else

Laurie Goodstein

[This post is regularly *UPDATED* to reflect ourLAURIE GOODSTEIN SCOREBOARD on our home page] TheMediaReport.com has surveyed every article that New York Times National Religion Correspondent Laurie Goodstein has written (or co-written) … [Read more...]

Fighting Back: Newark Abp. Myers Blasts False and Malicious Reporting In NJ Media About Old Abuse Case, We Uncover the Facts [UPDATE: NJ Star-Ledger Issues Correction]

Archbishop Myers : Archbishop John J. Myers

In an open letter last week to all of the priests of his archdiocese, Newark Archbishop John J. Myers responded to "false" and "deceitful" reporting that has characterized the recent frenzied media coverage of a case … [Read more...]

Another ‘Stuntsuit’ Against Vatican by Church-Suing Contingency Lawyer Anderson Quietly Dismissed, Media Goes Mute

Jeff Anderson : lawyer Jeffrey Anderson

What is a "stuntsuit"? It is a lawsuit whose only real purpose is to generate publicity and garner media exposure for one's cause. So the word "stuntsuit" can readily apply to the silly lawsuit that was filed over a … [Read more...]

OCD at the NYT: Times Now Publishes Three New Articles About Long Reported 2007 Transfer of Funds by Cardinal Dolan, Ignores Rampant Sex Abuse In NYC Public Schools Today

Laurie Goodstein : NY Times : Andrew Rosenthal

The New York Times is apparently suffering from withdrawal symptoms from the lack of any real news in the Catholic Church sex abuse story. Always eager to smear its local bishop, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, the Times recently ran three … [Read more...]

Delaware Cartoonist Smears Catholic Priests, Falsely Attacks Church

Rob Tornoe anti-Catholic

What cartoonist Rob Tornoe thinks of Catholic priests need not be explained. His caricature of Catholic priests is simply bigoted and ugly. If Tornoe – a contributor to the Philadelphia Inquirer, WHYY News, and the far-left … [Read more...]

***TheMediaReport.com EXCLUSIVE*** Confidential SNAP Memo Reveals Founder Barbara Blaine Admits Writing Letter on Behalf of Doc Busted With Kiddie Porn, Outlines Plan For Cover-Up

Barbara Blaine

According to a tip received by TheMediaReport.com, Barbara Blaine, the founder and president of the anti-Catholic group SNAP, has admitted that she wrote a letter on behalf of a Louisiana psychologist, Dr. Steve Taylor, who was arrested and … [Read more...]

Journalism Outside the Box: Wall St. Journal Bravely Profiles Stunning Case of Wrongfully Convicted Priest Fr. Gordon MacRae

Dorothy Rabinowitz : WSJ : Rev. Gordon MacRae

In a stunning article that bravely veers from the media's usual, tired coverage of the Catholic Church abuse story, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Dorothy Rabinowitz has taken up the case of Fr. Gordon J. MacRae, who has been serving … [Read more...]

Bravo: Chicago Tribune Breaks Rank and Refuses to Print Names of Accused Priests Where Claims of Abuse Are Unsubstantiated

Manya Brachear

When the Chicago Tribune's Manya Brachear reported the story of 31 Chicago-area grown men suing the Congregation of Christian Brothers religious order alleging abuse from decades past, it seemed to be no different from the thousands of … [Read more...]