At the 61st Religion Newswriter Annual Archbishop Chaput addressed the media's hostility towards Christianity:
"Journalists engender some of the hostility but generally are in denial about their own secular orthodoxies, which color their coverage of religion's rightful roles in politics and culture, Chaput said.
...New York Times reporter Laurie Goodstein asked Chaput why then he wouldn't give interviews to her newspaper.
Chaput said the newspaper had engaged in deliberate distortion of his views, falsely reporting he had encouraged people not to vote for Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry, a Catholic, in 2004.
Cathy Grossman of USA Today asked him if boycotting a paper because of one reporter and an event six years ago didn't somewhat undercut his plea for fairness.
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"We don't boycott everybody, just The New York Times," Chaput said. "