***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

William Bender : Bill Bender Philadelphia Daily News

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

Stacy St. Clair : Todd Lighty : Chicago Tribune

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...]

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

Jamie Carrillo

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

Katie Davis : Katie Davis WJAR

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...]

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...]

Experts Declare Pedophilia ‘Rampant Today’ in Hollywood, Yet the Usual Media Suspects Go Mute

Corey Feldman

According to an eye-opening audio tape exclusively obtained by RadarOnline.com, Hollywood star Corey Feldman told police in 1993 the names of two industry insiders who sexually abused him as a teen in the 1980s, at the height of his film … [Read more...]

Your Tax Dollars at Work: Minnesota Public Radio Manufactures Story and Repeatedly Smears Innocent Priest

Madeleine Baran

Madeleine Baran and Tom Scheck of Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) recently trumpeted the lurid story that a computer owned in 2004 by a Catholic priest from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis contained e-mail messages that "may … [Read more...]

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

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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

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[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...]