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The press vs. Scientology

Title: The press vs. Scientology
Date: Thursday, 30 June 2005
Publisher: Salon
Author: Joe Strupp
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After years of conflict, the church and the media seem to have reached a truce. Is it because Scientology has become less confrontational — or because the press is scared? For anyone interested in the Church of Scientology, the May 6, 1991, issue of Time magazine remains a milestone in news coverage. For those who back the church, it ran an outrageously biased account that eventually led to a libel suit by the church — later dismissed — and prompted Scientology ... [Read the rest at]