donohue-hitchens DONOHUE-HITCHENS DEBATE ONLINE

The historic debate between Bill Donohue and Christopher Hitchens is available online. The debate took place in 2000 at the Union League Club in New York City. Though the debate extended for more than two hours, only the first part was recorded; it runs for about an hour and ten minutes. Sit back and enjoy it. Donohue certainly did. Part 1: click here Part... [Read more...]

Mark Thompson BBC AND COPS KNEW ABOUT SAVILE

This is the eleventh installment of Bill Donohue’s report on the BBC sexual abuse scandal and its implications for the New York Times: The number of allegations against long-time BBC employee Jimmy Savile has now hit 300; more than 400 inquiries are currently being pursued. It is not as though this is breaking news to Scotland Yard: another allegation... [Read more...]

doubledown2 NYT STANDS BY THOMPSON

This is the tenth installment of Bill Donohue’s report on the BBC sexual abuse scandal and its implications for the New York Times: New York Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr. is trying to calm the storm of concerns raised by his own public editor, Margaret Sullivan, over the ethical credibility of Mark Thompson, the former BBC chief who is slated... [Read more...]

Pickle-2 NEW YORK TIMES IS IN A REAL PICKLE

This is the ninth installment of Bill Donohue’s report on the BBC sexual abuse scandal and its implications for the New York Times: Mark Thompson was the director-general of the BBC when the British media giant killed a “Newsnight” documentary at the end of last year on the sexual exploits of Jimmy Savile, the BBC child rapist who molested boys... [Read more...]

NY-times-2 NYT FEUD HAS THOMPSON ON THE ROPES

This is the eighth installment of Bill Donohue’s report on the BBC sexual abuse scandal and its implications for the New York Times: If Las Vegas were taking odds on the likelihood that former BBC chief Mark Thompson will take over on November 12 as the new president and CEO of the New York Times Company, the smart money would bet against him. After... [Read more...]

Savile:Parliament2 BBC CHIEF TESTIFIES BEFORE PARLIAMENT

This is the seventh installment of Bill Donohue’s report on the BBC sexual abuse scandal and its implications for the New York Times: George Entwistle, the new director-general of the BBC, told members of Parliament today that there was no cover-up of the Jimmy Savile scandal, and that no pressure was put on “Newsnight” editor Peter Rippon to... [Read more...]

index DeGENERES LETS LANGE RIP NUNS

Bill Donohue comments on yesterday’s episode of “Ellen”: Jessica Lange is mostly known as King Kong’s girlfriend, though she has found a new life bashing nuns in the FX disaster, “American Horror Story: Asylum.” Joining with her yesterday was the ever sensitive Ellen DeGeneres, a woman who bravely stands up against gay bashing. But when... [Read more...]

jimmySaville2_2361841b DOCUMENTARY AIRS TONIGHT ON SAVILE

This is the sixth installment of Bill Donohue’s report on the BBC sexual abuse scandal and its implications for the New York Times: Over the weekend, the BBC denied reports that Peter Rippon was resigning; he was the person who spiked a “Newsnight” documentary on BBC icon Jimmy Savile last December. Within hours, Rippon resigned. Tonight,... [Read more...]

slide_256827_1641281_free SAVILE’S EXPLOITS WERE NO SECRET

This is the fifth installment of Bill Donohue’s report on the BBC sexual abuse scandal and its implications for the New York Times: It was reported over the weekend that BBC celebrity Jimmy Savile was so sick that he sexually assaulted his own niece on two occasions. Worse, her grandmother knew it all along but kept her mouth shut: grandma’s brother,... [Read more...]

Sir Jimmy Savile claims SAVILE WAS “CLASSIC CHILD ABUSER”

This is the fourth installment of Bill Donohue’s report on the BBC sexual abuse scandal and its implications for the New York Times: Here is what MailOnline said last week about the victims of the late BBC entertainer Jimmy Savile: “The picture they paint is of a ‘classic’ child abuser, targeting vulnerable youngsters at schools, hospitals and... [Read more...]

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