Tag - journalists

The Great Lockdown Debate: Who Won?

https://youtu.be/yjTk4djCveY Comment:  Mike Graham is to be congratulated on his professional chairing of the above video debate between two well-known journalists. The question for our discussion is who won the debate? That will be for you to decide, based, of course, on whether you are more convinced by Peter Hitchens' arguments or those of Dan Hodges. ...

Are Catholics Naïve About The Media?

Comment: Nobody trusts the media today - apparently opinion polls show that journalists and politicians are neck and neck in sharing the public's dismal opinion about their integrity.  Yet, generally speaking Catholics seem to believe whatever they are told, judging by recent high profile controversies. The Catholic hierarchy generally go along with the popular view,...

Sky News Owes Catholic Church Apology

I walked into my living room this morning, just as the journalist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown was saying: "The problem is, Catholicism is making women have babies." I immediately rang Sky to lodge a complaint about this blatant bias, and then emailed viewer@sky.uk as follows: Dear Sir/Madam, I was appalled to hear the journalist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown on the...

Should Catholic Newspapers Employ Lapsed Journalists?

Confessions of a part-time Mass-goer    It’s the time of year when the experience of Jesus is most profound and vivid, even for non-regular Mass attenders, says KEVIN McKenna My name is Kevin McKenna and I don’t go to Mass every week. If there was a self-help group for Catholic back-sliders like me I’d probably be...