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Barbaro's Bashing of NYC's GOP Mayoral Candidate Highlights NYT's Double Standards on Religious Mockery

Joseph Lhota is a moderate Republican running for mayor of New York City, but Michael Barbaro's front-page story focuses on an incident from 1999 when he inflamed Manhattan's artsy left-wing ...
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CBS Follows ABC to Airing Ugly Accusations Against Pope, Provides Just One Quote In His Defense

Monday night's CBS Evening News followed CNN and ABC to the ugly decades-old accusations against Pope Francis from his time in Argentina. CBS featured the same critic of Pope Francis that ABC ...
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NY Times' Bruni Mocked for Urging Pope to 'Dwell Less in the Bedroom, More in the Soup Kitchen'

James Taranto at the Wall Street Journal cracked on Times columnist Frank Bruni for urging the new pope to "dwell less in the bedroom, more in the soup kitchen." Last week Bruni guest-hosted the ...
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ABC Just Relays Ugly Accusations Against Pope, While CNN Adds Context and Balance

The weekend after the election of Pope Francis, the media dug up decades-old accusations against him from his time in Argentina. Yet while CNN provided context and a critical eye toward the ...
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NYT: Praise for New Pope 'Tempered by Criticism of Him for His Hard-line Conservative Views'

NYT's Simon Romero from Buenos Aires on the new pope: "...the praise was tempered by criticism of him for his hard-line conservative views on a range of issues, including gay rights and ...
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Only Seven Minutes After White Smoke, CNN Features Women's Ordination Activists

It took only seven minutes after the announcement of a new pope for CNN to interview liberal women's ordination activists in St. Peter's Square. The activists were the first interviewees on CNN ...
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CNN Compares Vatican City 'Men's Club' to Saudi Arabia

CNN's report on the Vatican hierarchy might make one think it's a repressive male-dominated cabal that women are morally obligated to challenge. Correspondent Ben Wedeman stretched this ...
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New York Times Ushers Pope Benedict Out Under Clouds of 'Scandal and Intrigue'

Pope Benedict XVI served his final day as pontiff on Thursday, and the New York Times' Rome bureau chief Rachel Donadio sent him on his way from Vatican City under a dark cloud: "As Pope Departs, ...
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So Long, Pope Benedict: CNN Hosts Radical Nun Calling Papal Election 'Invalid'

After CNN's initial report on Pope Benedict's final papal audience, the first guest to appear on CNN Newsroom on Wednesday was a radical leftist nun who believes the upcoming papal election is ...
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Entertainment Tonight Whacks Pope Benedict and His 'Stained' Legacy

Tuesday's Entertainment Tonight ran quite the hit piece on Pope Benedict, promoting the distorted anti-Catholic documentary on the clerical abuse scandals and revisiting ABC reporter Brian ...
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