‘Bluff City Law’ Reverses Catholic Doctrine on Assisted-Suicide
October 29th, 2019 12:12 AM
Catholic doctrine, like many other religions, forbids suicide. Catholicism, in particular, considers it a grave violation of the sanctity of human life. Yet, NBC’s legal drama Bluff City Law not only ignored that doctrinal stance on Monday night, it turned it upside down. The show portrayed religious figures including a priest supportive of the “right to die” through physician-…
New Amsterdam Doc Tells Cancer Patient How to Overdose
October 16th, 2019 12:15 AM
Doctors are generally believed to uphold the value of “first do no harm,” but that wasn’t the case on the latest episode of medical drama New Amsterdam which portrayed enabling a suicide as an act of mercy. Oncologist Dr. Helen Sharpe is one of the most sympathetic characters on NBC’s New Amsterdam. She shows gentleness and compassion to all her patients. But on Tuesday…
SHOCK: Rare, Unequivocal Pro-Life Message at...Univision?
October 3rd, 2019 4:48 PM
Univision’s coverage of an abusive Tennessee mother featured a stunning departure from the corporate line due to its powerful and unequivocal pro-life message, proof positive that miracles can come from anywhere. Watch below as the hosts at Univision’s afternoon news program Primer Impacto are so outraged by the story that feel compelled to speak out:
Designated Survivor Dismisses ‘Thoughtful Conservatives’ As ‘Unicorns'
June 11th, 2019 7:00 AM
ABC’s Designated Survivor almost faced cancellation last year until Netflix surprisingly saved the series. Considering the show already featured awful jabs at Republicans and America’s “gun problem” when it was on network television, pushing it to a streaming site with less restrictions meant nothing but trouble. Sure enough, Designated Survivor is not only worse than…
Telemundo News: Now Selling Assisted Suicide
May 2nd, 2019 12:31 PM
A Nevada bill that would legalize assisted suicide was the subject of horrifically one-sided, totally supportive coverage on Telemundo, the Spanish-language sister network of NBC.
(Pop) Culture of Death: HBO Developing Assisted Suicide Comedy
December 19th, 2018 11:20 AM
In a 1995 encyclical, Pope John Paul II famously called modern Western society a “culture of death.” So it was inevitable that we’d end up with a pop culture of death as well.
NBC Highlights Woman Near Brain Death Who Still Recovered
December 8th, 2018 6:01 PM
On Friday evening, the NBC Nightly News took the time to devote an entire story to the case of a Michigan woman who survived a near-death experience which illustrates that doctors can sometimes make the wrong diagnosis and give up on comatose patients too soon.
Media Mostly Uncritical in Covering Assisted Suicide Advocates
May 23rd, 2018 3:35 PM
The latest example of massive media collusion and manipulation to advance the culture of death came in Exit International’s staging, earlier this month, of the death of renowned Australian scientist David Goodall in Switzerland. In news coverage offered by major U.S. Spanish-language media outlets, for example, there was no semblance of fair or balanced reporting on the controversy…
AP's Report on Alfie Evans' Death Fails to Note Denial of Food
April 30th, 2018 11:43 PM
UPDATE AND CORRECTION, MAY 2: The post has been revised and corrected to reflect an April 25 AP report which indicated that Alder Hey Hospital did not feed Alfie Evans for 36 hours.
The Associated Press's Saturday coverage of 23 month-old Alfie Evans' death at a UK hospital worked almost as mightily to cover up ugly actions and statements made by the UK courts, medical…
Alfie and Haleigh and Charlie and Jahi
April 25th, 2018 9:31 PM
When British hospital officials tried to pull the plug on 23-month-old toddler Alfie Evans on Monday night in arrogant defiance of his parents' wishes, many Americans took to Twitter to count their blessings that they live in a country that would not allow such tyranny. "Stories like Alfie Evans make me realize how grateful I am to live in America where freedom still exists," one…
Nets Spent 28 Minutes on Royal Baby, Still Silent on Dying Toddler
April 24th, 2018 5:37 PM
If the networks can spend nearly a half hour on the birth of one baby, why can’t they spare one second for a dying toddler? Duchess of Cambridge Catherine (Kate) Middleton gave birth to her third child with Prince William on April 23. News programming on ABC, CBS and NBC devoted more than 28 minutes to the joyous news. That’s wonderful. What wasn’t so wonderful was that the…
'Mary Kills People' Finale Features Perhaps Worst Death Yet
April 9th, 2018 11:59 PM
Lifetime’s Mary Kills People has been a nonstop parade of worshipping death over life. Now that we’ve reached the second season finale, it seems they’ve saved the worst for last. Death might be a party according to these people, but there is nothing joyful that comes from this latest killing.
Euthanasia Drama Claims Death Can 'Be a Party'
April 2nd, 2018 11:34 PM
Rarely is there a show that seems to revel in its backwards, borderline evil logic. The latest episode of the Lifetime series Mary Kills People only dives deeper into its awful nature by highlighting death as - get this - a party.
Main Characters Doubt Good of Assisted Suicide on Euthanasia Drama
March 19th, 2018 11:34 PM
On Monday’s episode of Lifetime’s euthanasia drama, Mary Kills People, the friends and family of underground euthanasia practitioner Mary (Caroline Dhavernas) start doubting the supposed good of assisted suicide. Yet despite the doubts (and the title of the show), Mary still insists, “I’m not a killer.” In the episode titled “The Connection,” Mary’s…