The reason why the Papacy gets positive media coverage cause it has the right men in the right places. Mark Thompson (above), the Jesuit-educated Catholic is the Director-General of the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation). Just prior to Pope Benedict XVI' visit to the UK in September 2010, he paid a visit to the Vatican where he would use the British media outlet to portray a positive image if the pope, with no criticism as recorded in The Catholic Herald, February 12, 2010. The Papacy pt.1
THE BBC DIRECTOR GENERAL AND THE SPOOKS
Mark Thompson loves the bad guys. "Within days of Thompson meeting Sharon, Guerin was sacked as BBC TV Middle East correspondent and transferred to Africa.