All the News That’s Fit To Manufacture: NYT’s Laurie Goodstein Provides Free P.R. For New Jeff Anderson Lawsuit And Touts Non-Existent Campaign to Force St. Paul-Minneapolis Archbishop’s Resignation

Laurie Goodstein : New York Times

While the New York Times' travails are well known, it appears that the venerable old newspaper still has the resources to devote a reporter to cover a single story line if that story line happens to dovetail with the paper's … [Read more...]

Manufacturing the News: NY Times’ Laurie Goodstein Predictably Obliges Church Cranks In Effort To Oust Missouri’s Bishop Finn

Laurie Goodstein : Laurie Goodstein NYT

How do you get the attention of America's newspaper of record? First, find a handful of others to form a group declaring yourself opposed to sex abuse in the Catholic Church. Second, put together a third-rate website (even if it is not … [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...]

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...]

Federal Judge Vindicates Cardinal Dolan, Another SNAP Publicity Stunt Is Exposed, And NY Times Goes Silent

David Clohessy

A federal judge has ruled that the creation of a cemetery trust fund in 2007 by then-Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee – the subject of a lot of hysterical coverage a month ago in the New York Times – … [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...]

After Pope Benedict’s Resignation, NY Times Unleashes Record Hate

Bill Keller :: Rachel Donadio :: Jason Berry

The announcement that Pope Benedict XVI would be resigning his position has apparently provided the New York Times with yet another opportunity to rail against the Catholic Church for not conforming to its politically correct, secularist … [Read more...]

NY Times’ Frank Bruni Again Uses Old Sex Abuse Stories For More Anti-Catholic Bigotry

Frank Bruni New York Times

If there is still any doubt that the New York Times' obsession with sex abuse in the Catholic Church has nothing to do with abuse itself and everything to do with bludgeoning the Church, one does not need to look further than the … [Read more...]

Rich Irony: Child Sex Abuse Issue Reaches the Top Echelon of the New York Times

Mark Thompson and Jimmy Savile and the NYT

As we have noted many times before, the media's obsession with decades-old sex abuse in the Catholic Church is more about its hatred for the Church than it is about sex abuse itself. Not surprisingly, the New York Times has obsessed … [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...]