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For Times, an obsession trumps facts

Title: For Times, an obsession trumps facts
Date: Thursday, 12 November 2009
Publisher: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Author: Pat Harney
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The American Heritage Dictionary (4th ed., 2009) defines "obsession" as "(a) compulsive, often unreasonable idea or emotion." There could be no better example to illustrate this definition than the Times' ongoing coverage of the Church of Scientology. Once again, the Times turns a deaf ear to any voices save those of a handful of disaffected former Scientologists — people who have admitted lying, suborning perjury and obstructing justice — because their falsehoods support the Times' compulsive and unreasonable views ... [Read the rest at]