Abuse scandals – reviewing the coverage

In light of abuse
in the Roman Catholic Church, how well is the media covering this issue?
This was one of the questions behind a Sunday Edition panel discussion, MediaPhiles:
God and the Media
. In J-Source’s
Ideas Section we learn there’s more to the
than clerics and victims. Over
in the Town Hall, the question is: are news reporters running away from
the story
and leaving it to the religion section? Meanwhile, other commentators complain there’s too much
reporting, and too
little balance
. Not surprisingly, the
Vatican agrees
. Abuse survivors remind us this is no reason to put away our
pens. Journalists who take on this and other tough stories involving organized
religion will find helpful links to data on religion in Canada in our Religions