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'Going Clear' documentary takes on Scientology - Daily O'Collegian (blog)

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 21:28

'Going Clear' documentary takes on Scientology
Daily O'Collegian (blog)
Director Alex Gibney's new film “Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief” won't present any breaking news for viewers who read Lawrence Wright's shocking novel of the same name. Similar to many documentaries largely focused on social ...

Church Of Scientology Calls New HBO Documentary 'Bigoted' - NPR

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 17:31

NPR

Church Of Scientology Calls New HBO Documentary 'Bigoted'
NPR
The Church of Scientology is famous for its efforts to silence its critics, but it has not blocked an upcoming HBO film that turns a harsh light on the powerful organization and its leadership. Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief ...
It's Not Easy Being ScientologyThe Atlantic
Will HBO's "Going Clear" Change The Church Of Scientology Forever?Huffington Post
Review: HBO's 'Going Clear' shows Scientology in shocking clarityPhilly.com
Yahoo News -Raw Story -Tampabay.com
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A 'South Park' episode from 2005 perfectly explains Scientology's unbelievable ... - Business Insider

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 14:48

Business Insider

A 'South Park' episode from 2005 perfectly explains Scientology's unbelievable ...
Business Insider
One of the biggest is Scientologists' answer to how the universe began and the secret of life. The incredible story that Scientologists believe involves a galactic overlord by the name of Xenu, a volcano, and souls that attach themselves to newborn babies.

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Church of Scientology Hosts Luncheon for Nonprofits, Sees Highest Attendance - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 13:26

Church of Scientology Hosts Luncheon for Nonprofits, Sees Highest Attendance
GlobeNewswire (press release)
CLEARWATER, Fla., March 26, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 91 guests, representing 45 charitable organizations, enjoyed the fifth Charity Coalition luncheon in Clearwater at the historic Fort Harrison, owned by the Church of Scientology. The highlights ...

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What the GOP can learn from the Church of Scientology - American Thinker (blog)

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 09:45

What the GOP can learn from the Church of Scientology
American Thinker (blog)
Only towards the very end was there the disclosure that this interesting and helpful and seemingly other-centered magazine was produced by the Church of Scientology. I googled the name http://www.freedommag.org/ and discovered that the magazine has ...

It's Not Easy Being Scientology - The Atlantic

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 07:00

The Atlantic

It's Not Easy Being Scientology
The Atlantic
Last year, the BBC reported that a building owned by the Church of Scientology in northeast England was drawing the ire of local residents. The property in Gateshead—purchased in 2007 for £1.5 million—is depicted on a U.K. Scientology website as an ...
Why Scientologys Cone of Silence ShatteredDaily Beast
Tom Cruise 'irresponsible' for ignoring Scientology abuse claims: 'Going Clear ...Page Six
HBO's 'Going Clear' Is a Perfect Scientology PrimerNewsweek
Daily Mail -International Business Times -Breitbart News
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Louis Theroux and BBC films to release Scientology documentary - Daily Mail

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 04:33

Daily Mail

Louis Theroux and BBC films to release Scientology documentary
Daily Mail
Louis Theroux and BBC films to release Scientology documentary. Speaking at the BBC Films 25th Anniversary reception, documentary film maker Louis Theroux revealed that he has been working on a Scientology film with the corporation. Saudi air strike ...

True TV: 'Going Clear' Takes on Scientology; 'Mr. Selfridge' Returns - Coachella Valley Independent

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 15:05

True TV: 'Going Clear' Takes on Scientology; 'Mr. Selfridge' Returns
Coachella Valley Independent
Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (Sunday, March 29, HBO), documentary: All—and I do mean all—religions are based on insane mythologies; the origin story of Scientology is no more loony than any other faith's, just newer and sporting ...

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Director Paul Haggis Blows Lid Off Scientology In Bombshell Essay - RadarOnline

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 07:25

RadarOnline

Director Paul Haggis Blows Lid Off Scientology In Bombshell Essay
RadarOnline
Paul Haggis, in a new essay, explains the heavy-handed approach that kept him loyal to the Church of Scientology for years, ahead of the upcoming documentary Going Clear. Haggis, an ex-Scientologist since 2009, explains on Tony Ortega's blog how he ...

Why Scientology?s Cone of Silence Shattered - Daily Beast

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 07:10

Daily Beast

Why Scientology?s Cone of Silence Shattered
Daily Beast
For most of its existence the Church of Scientology grew and prospered by protecting its secrets. But it's been tough holding on to that model in the 21st century, a notoriously bad era for powerful institutions in the secret-keeping business. That ...
Here's Why The New Scientology Doc 'Going Clear' Calls Out Tom CruiseHuffington Post
Why Scientology hates this manNEWS.com.au
'Going Clear' documentary unites voices against ScientologyStatesman Journal
Tech Times -PR Web (press release) -World Religion News
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Weekend TV: Scientology documentary on HBO, Kids' Choice Awards and more - Tulsa World

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 15:07

Tulsa World

Weekend TV: Scientology documentary on HBO, Kids' Choice Awards and more
Tulsa World
The world of Scientology is revealed in the new HBO documentary “Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief,” airing 7-9 p.m. Sunday on cable 1541. Chilling is the only way to describe Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney's film that ...

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Here's Why The New Scientology Doc 'Going Clear' Calls Out Tom Cruise - Huffington Post

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 15:02

NEWS.com.au

Here's Why The New Scientology Doc 'Going Clear' Calls Out Tom Cruise
Huffington Post
Alex Gibney's documentary, "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief," is ripe with shocking revelations about the secretive religious organization and the many celebrities at its center. But much of the film focuses on actor Tom Cruise, who ...
Why Scientology hates this manNEWS.com.au
How L. Ron Hubbard's Phoenix, AZ Home Received a Historic DesignationWorld Religion News

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Daily Reads: TV's Last Difficult Man, Scientology is Bad at Social Media and More - Indie Wire (blog)

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 11:38

Indie Wire (blog)

Daily Reads: TV's Last Difficult Man, Scientology is Bad at Social Media and More
Indie Wire (blog)
4. Scientology is Bad at Social Media. The Church of Scientology's campaign against "Going Clear: Scientology and The Prison of Belief" has been laughably terrible, and Scott Tobias of The Dissolve wrote about how that reinforces the film's points: ...

Fear and Loathing of the Religious, From Christians to Scientologists - Huffington Post

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 09:54

Huffington Post

Fear and Loathing of the Religious, From Christians to Scientologists
Huffington Post
I myself was raised in a rigorous Catholic home, and spent 10 years in Scientology, so I got my religious bona fides at both ends of the cultural spectrum and, let me tell you, in my particular case, they were not dissimilar in the ways they use fear ...

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Why Scientology hates this man - NEWS.com.au

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 01:55

NEWS.com.au

Why Scientology hates this man
NEWS.com.au
Since news emerged of the documentary, Scientologists have been trying to counter the film's arguments which isn't at all surprising considering Scientology's notorious methods for dealing with its critics in the past. The film, itself, covers one such ...

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Former Scientology building demolished; makes way for 111 unit apartment ... - FOX 10 News Phoenix

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 23:24

FOX 10 News Phoenix

Former Scientology building demolished; makes way for 111 unit apartment ...
FOX 10 News Phoenix
People stood and watched as two buildings were demolished at 3rd and Roosevelt Streets in downtown Phoenix, despite pleas from the public to keep them standing. The old Scientology building and the Greenhaus building have been reduced to rubble.

Scientologys Sneaky Google Ads Slam HBO Documentary? - Daily Beast

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 05:15

Daily Beast

Scientologys Sneaky Google Ads Slam HBO Documentary?
Daily Beast
The documentary—full title: “Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief”—accuses the Church, among other things, of running a secret internment facility called “the hole,” and reeducation programs for members who run afoul of its powerful leaders.
HBO debuts Scientology doc 'Going Clear'Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
'Mission Impossible' Actor Tom Cruise Allegedly Shared Gay Romance With ...Beauty World News

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REVIEW: 'Going Clear' fills in blanks most have about Scientology - Sioux City Journal

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 22:01

Sioux City Journal

REVIEW: 'Going Clear' fills in blanks most have about Scientology
Sioux City Journal
Including interviews with Marty Rathbun, the second-in-command to chairman David Miscavige, Sara Goldberg, one of the view to achieve level eight in the church, and countless Hollywood insiders who left Scientology, the HBO documentary is the most ...
Scientology Takes Aim at 'Going Clear' DocumentaryNBCNews.com
Scientology's enturbulating lingoBoston Globe (subscription)
Going Clear is a 'must-see' Scientology documentaryBBC News
RadarOnline -The Christian Times -RollingStone.com
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TV best bets with 'The Walking Dead' season finale and Scientology expose - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 14:32

Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

TV best bets with 'The Walking Dead' season finale and Scientology expose
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
AMC's “The Walking Dead” has had yet another huge season as the No. 1 show among 18 to 49 year olds, closing out this Sunday with its first two-hour episode. Given how past season finales have played out, a major character (or two?) are likely to go ...

Is David Beckham on the Scientology hit list? - Now Magazine Online

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 07:54

Now Magazine Online

Is David Beckham on the Scientology hit list?
Now Magazine Online
Could our very own David Beckham become the latest A-list recruit to Scientology? A former member claims that the church is on a mission to recruit more celebrity members from the UK - and Becks is good friends with its poster boy Tom Cruise after all.

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