martedì 1 agosto 2017

Australia's national broadcaster accused of producing 'antagonistic, one-sided narrative about the Catholic Church'
The Tablet
(Mark Brolly) An Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) investigation into domestic violence in the Christian Church has drawn criticism from the ABC's own media monitoring TV programme and Catholic leaders. ABC TV's 'Media Watch' presenter Paul Barry said the program was not convinced that the ABC was "waging war" on Christianity - as accused by some of its critics - but said its treatment of some of the material covered "tarnished an otherwise compelling and worthwhile investigation". The investigation, broadcast and published on multiple platforms, followed 12 months of research led by another prominent ABC presenter Julia Baird, a Sydney Anglican and author of a recent biography of Queen Victoria. It found that evangelical Christian men who attended church sporadically were the most likely to assault their wives. (...)