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Jeff Fager

Lara Logan, 60 Minutes and Don Hewitt

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 02.04.2014 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

I used to sneer at Don Hewitt's need for detectives to substantiate his reporters' stories. Now I guess I have to give him credit.

'60 Minutes' Chief Draws Scrutiny After Benghazi Debacle

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.27.2014 | Media

Now that punishments are being doled out at CBS News over the disastrous Benghazi report on "60 Minutes," attention is turning to the man who runs bot...

CBS News: We're Sorry, But Not That Sorry

Eric Boehlert | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Why did the National Guard story require a painstaking autopsy performed by outside observers, but Benghazi garnered just a 90-second correction on 60 Minutes? Are CBS executives that nervous about what an autonomous review might undercover this time?

Michael Calderone

'60 Minutes' Apologizes For Benghazi Report Without Addressing Key Questions

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.11.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- "60 Minutes" correspondent Lara Logan apologized Sunday night for her discredited Oct. 27 report featuring an “eyewitness” account of ...

Michael Calderone

Why ‘60 Minutes' Stood By Benghazi Source Before Retracting Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.09.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- When The Washington Post revealed on Oct. 31 that security officer Dylan Davies once told his employer he never reached the U.S. compound ...

CBS News Chairman Apologizes For '60 Minutes' Benghazi Report

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

CBS News chairman Jeff Fager has issued an apology for what "60 Minutes" correspondent Lara Logan admitted was a "mistake" in the show's report about ...

Sources Say Israel's PM Was Briefed On Attempts To Kill '60 Minutes' Story

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 04.24.2012 | Media

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was reportedly briefed on Ambassador Michael Oren's attempts to kill a CBS "60 Minutes" story on Arab Chris...

Charlie Rose, Gayle King To Join Revamped CBS Morning Show

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.10.2012 | Media

In an audacious effort to boost its ratings, CBS' "The Early Show" has hired some talk show heavyweights. On Thursday, sources told The New York Ti...

CBS News Has A New 'Swagger'

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 12.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — David Rhodes plucks a cassette tape from a cart in the CBS newsroom. It's an "On the Road" segment by Charles Kuralt that aired in 19...

Katie Couric Likely To Leave CBS Anchor Job

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Rumors are swirling that Katie Couric is all set to leave the "CBS Evening News" when her contract is up—and focus is centering on Scott Pelley, a c...

CBS Offers Couric A New Deal

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CBS has asked Katie Couric to remain as the anchor of the "CBS Evening News" through the 2012 elections, The Daily Beast's Howard Kurtz reports. Ku...

SHAKEUP: CBS News President Steps Down

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Jeff Fager, executive producer of "60 Minutes," has landed an additional job at CBS News. He will fill the newly created position of ...

Don Hewitt

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joe Peyronnin

Yesterday, Don Hewitt was remembered as a true pioneer of broadcast news in a touching ceremony at the Rose Hall in New York's Time Warner Center.