*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 has been regularly *UPDATED* since the original posting to reflect ourLAURIE GOODSTEIN SCOREBOARD on our home page] TheMediaReport.com has surveyed every article that New York Times National Religion Correspondent Laurie … [Read more...]

Agenda-Driven Journalism: NY Times Refuses To Report Jeff Anderson’s Big Loss In Milwaukee Courtroom But Trumpets His Silly Motion To Disqualify Judge

Laurie Goodstein

Background After the New York Times published three articles suggesting that Cardinal Dolan committed wrongdoing – possibly even criminal wrongdoing – as Archbishop of Milwaukee, the Times did not publish even a single story … [Read more...]

‘Catholic Whistleblowers’? Church Cranks Form New Group In Latest P.R. Stunt

Catholic Whistleblowers

In all of 2012, there were exactly six credible abuse allegations made against Catholic priests by current minors in all of 2012 (out of some 40,000 active priests), and the "fewest allegations and victims" ever were tabulated … [Read more...]

** MEA MAXIMA CULPA: Exposing The Falsehoods of HBO’s New Anti-Catholic Documentary ** NYT’s Laurie Goodstein vs. The Facts; More Blunders From the Bigoted Film

Laurie Goodstein New York Times

[Click here for the complete index of our review of Mea Maxima Culpa.] Mischaracterizing facts – again One interview subject that plays a prominent role in Mea Maxima Culpa is New York Times National Religion Correspondent Laurie … [Read more...]

NY Times Loses It: Two Front-Page Stories and an Editorial For a Suspended Misdemeanor Sentence

NYT: Laurie Goodstein, Andrew Rosenthal, John Eligon

If anyone needed another example of the New York Times' obsession with blasting the Catholic Church, one does not need to look further than the paper's coverage following the guilty verdict of Kansas City–St. Joseph Bishop … [Read more...]

Here We Go Again: Trailer For Upcoming Film Rehashes 2010 Smear by NY Times Against Pope Benedict

Mea Maxima Culpa Silence in the House of God anti-Catholic HBO film

[Click here for the complete index of our criticism of Mea Maxima Culpa.] The trailer for an upcoming film about an abusive Catholic priest in the 1970s appears to rehash the bogus attack on Pope Benedict XVI in March 2010 by the New … [Read more...]

On Front Page, NY Times Trumpets Efforts to Financially Cripple Catholic Church

Erik Eckholm :: New York Times

Several states are mulling legislative efforts to lift the statutes of limitations in cases of sex abuse for a one or two-year period. These so-called "window statutes," pushed by left-wing legislators and left-wing pundits, would … [Read more...]

Down the Rabbit Hole: NY Times Now Blasts Cardinal Dolan and Church for Actually Getting Rid of Abusive Priests

Laurie Goodstein

One frequent demand from Catholic Church abuse victims is that abusive clerics be laicized or removed from the priesthood as expeditiously and quickly as possible. So if the Archdiocese of Milwaukee discovered a fast and economical way to … [Read more...]

NY Times Misleads Readers, Carries Water for SNAP

The New York Times' Laurie Goodstein

The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) is slowly being exposed as the dishonest and mean-spirited organization that is it, and this reality appears to be upsetting the New York Times. Today's paper (Tue., 3/13/12) has … [Read more...]

While Trumpeting ‘Female Priests,’ NYT’s Goodstein Commits More Faulty Reporting on Catholic Church

When reporting stories concerning the Catholic Church, the New York Times' Laurie Goodstein has had a very troublesome track record with the facts. (For starters: 1, 2.) Unfortunately, Goodstein's record only gets worse after … [Read more...]