Reporting on Sex Abuse cases

Posted on 23. Jun, 2016, in CrimeComments Off on Reporting on Sex Abuse cases


Professor Peter Steinfels on left

Professor Peter Steinfels at Fordham University, New York worked as a religious columnist for the New York Times from 1990-2000. He looked at how the media might be used as a source for the history of the Catholic sex abuse scandals in the United States. While he feels that the media did a good and accurate job on reporting the sex abuse scandals, he feels that there might still be some problems using them as a historical source as they may not give the full nuanced picture. He explained more to Miriam Gormally.

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