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David Pierre

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David Pierre is one of the country’s leading observers of the media’s coverage of the Catholic Church abuse narrative. He is the author of two critically acclaimed books, Double Standard: Abuse Scandals and the Attack on the Catholic Church and Catholic Priests Falsely Accused: The Facts, The Fraud, The Stories.

David is the creator and author of TheMediaReport.com and is a contributing writer to NewsBusters.org, the popular media-bias blog of the Media Research Center.

He lives with his wife and family in Massachusetts. 

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