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Week to Week News Quiz for 5/20/16

John Zipperer | Posted 05.20.2016 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

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Pentagon Official Once Told Morley Safer That Reporters Who Believe the Government Are 'Stupid'

The Intercept | Andrew Hart | Posted 05.20.2016 | Media

Morley Safer, who was a correspondent on CBS’s 60 Minutes from 1970 until just last week, died Thursday at age 84....

Morley Safer's Stories

Roger Wright | Posted 05.19.2016 | Entertainment
Roger Wright

ill I started thinking about all the places he invited me to visit. All those places I got to see without ever leaving home. And how his stories live on. Even now.

Legendary Former '60 Minutes' Journalist Morley Safer Dies At 84

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 05.20.2016 | Media

Morley Safer, the legendary journalist who became the longest-serving reporter for CBS's "60 Minutes" news magazine, has died at 84. CBS News confirm...

Morley Safer Retires From '60 Minutes'

CBS News | Adam Goldberg | Posted 05.11.2016 | Media

Longtime CBS newsman Morley Safer retires after a career spanning seven decades, unmatched for its impact, scope and style...

Journalism's House of Cards

Brian Rooney | Posted 05.24.2014 | Media
Brian Rooney

The trouble with journalists appearing as themselves in entertainment is that the public already has difficulty discerning fact from fiction in the news. When real reporters allow themselves to be part of fiction, it costs them their credibility.

David McCullough: In Defense of the Typewriter -- and American Authenticity

Liz Smith | Posted 01.06.2013 | Books
Liz Smith

A charming part of this 60 Minutes outing is that Safer and McCullough are actually in Philadelphia and they visit Constitution Hall. Morley asks, "Do you ever get a funny feeling when you wander around Philly?"

WATCH: Mike Wallace's '60 Minutes' Colleagues Share Candid Memories

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.09.2012 | Media

Some of Mike Wallace's longtime colleagues gathered on Monday's "CBS This Morning" to remember the iconic "60 Minutes" journalist, who died on Saturda...

Mike Wallace's Legacy

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 06.08.2012 | Media
Joe Peyronnin

His hard-hitting approach to investigative journalism and take-no-prisoners interviewing style helped define the program in its early years. And Mike conducted his interviews, legends, movie stars and crooks, with the same intensity. He would say, "I'm just nosy."

Morley Safer's Art Attack: Watch Out!

Posted 04.02.2012 | Arts

Keeping up with new developments in the art world is thrilling, but the task of keeping track of who's new on the scene, what paintings are selling fo...

Meryl Streep On The Narrowing Of Film Audiences

Posted 02.17.2012 | TV

As with anything, the movie business has changed a lot over the years. Meryl Streep has been a part of that industry for four decades, giving her some...

Madoff's Son: I'll Never Speak To My Father Again

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.31.2011 | Business

Andrew Madoff, son of infamous Ponzi Schemer Bernie Madoff, says he'll never forgive his father. Speaking to 60 Minutes on Sunday, Andrew Madoff, w...

Page One: Inside the New York Times: The Medium As Message

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.15.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Bitching and moaning about the immensity of the newspaper of record, the way its cornucopia of offerings chewed into his writerly workday, the essayis...

Morley Safer Gets Into Fight About All-Male Club | MICHAEL BARBARO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

At the height of a messy internal dispute a few weeks ago, members of the exclusive Century Association in Manhattan traded unusually tart and testy e...

Wynton Marsalis, "60 minutes" and the Case for People-to-People Travel to Cuba

Anya Landau French | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anya Landau French

For those who missed it, 60 Minutes aired a segment on last October's visit to Havana by Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra earl...

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.

The People's Revolution: My Experience in Citizen Surgery

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

"I would trust citizen journalism as much as I would trust citizen surgery." - Morley Safer, in a speech after receiving the Fred Friendly first amendment award from Quinnipiac University

Joy Behar Has The Hots For Men Of "60 Minutes"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On Friday's episode of "The View," co-host Joy Behar admitted that she prefers her men of a certain age. So her favorite TV show? "60 Minutes," of cou...

"60 Minutes" Turns 40

USA Today | Peter Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

60 Minutes correspondent Morley Safer recalls complaining to former CBS News chief Bill Leonard about the then-fledgling newsmagazine. Leonard cut hi...