All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘60 Minutes’

Lara Logan Hospitalized Again For Issues Stemming From Brutal 2011 Arab Spring Gang Rape

Lara Logan was admitted into a Washington, D.C. area hospital on Tuesday for issues that stem from the sexual assault she sustained while reporting on 2011’s Arab Spring. In the midst of celebrations in Tahrir square in Egypt, Lara Logan was purposefully seperated from her crew and bodyguard. Lara Logan was then violently assaulted by several men for about 25 …

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Lara Logan: ’60 Minutes’ Correspondent Hospitalized For Health Issues Stemming From 2011 Sexual Assault

Lara Logan, a correspondent for 60 Minutes, was admitted to the hospital this week for health problems stemming a brutal sexual assault she endured in Egypt in 2011. In and out of the hospital since she was beaten and assaulted by a gang of men in Egypt, the 43-year-old CBS News reporter was admitted in February with symptoms of diverticulitis …

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Lara Logan, “60 Minutes” Reporter, Hospitalized Due To Issues Stemming From Brutal 2011 Egypt Gang Rape

Lara Logan was reportedly admitted into a Washington D.C. area hospital again on Tuesday for injuries stemming from a gang rape. Lara Logan was seperated from her producer and bodyguard while reporting on the Arab Spring from Tahrir Square in Cairo. The statement from CBS at the time read, “Logan was covering the jubilation . . . when she and …

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Bob Simon: Final ’60 Minutes’ Segment Airs Sunday

Bob Simon was a beloved news reporter for many years. Sadly, he passed away this past week after a car he was riding in crashed in New York City. The final 60 Minutes segment Bob Simon reported on is set to air Sunday night, February 15th, on CBS. The feature Simon did for Sunday’s episode is about a drug that …

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Lara Logan Under Ebola Quarantine

CBS News foreign affairs correspondent Lara Logan has quarantined herself regarding the Ebola virus after visiting Liberia to produce a segment for 60 Minutes, which aired Sunday. Logan, a South Africa native, checked into a hotel for 21 days in that country, and CBS revealed that she is set to leave this Friday. Four other members of the 60 Minutes …

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Lara Logan Returns to Work at ’60 Minutes’

Lara Logan is back to work on 60 Minutes after being forced to take a leave of absence in November 2013. Logan received the suspension after her report about the controversial events that occurred in Benghazi aired. The news reporter relied heavily on the account of Dylan Davies, a security contractor who said he was at the scene of the …

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Jordan Belfort: The Wolf of Wall St. Melts Down

The larger-than-life exploits of Jordan Belfort became the stuff of legend when brought to the big screen by Leonardo Dicaprio. The drugs, the hookers, the midgets, and the way Belfort swindled so many people out of their money was entertaining when played out in a movie. But Belfort’s actions cost people their livelihoods. And now he is out of prison, …

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Lara Logan May Be Replaced On 60 Minutes

Lara Logan tarnished her integrity as a journalist and the 60 Minutes brand last year when she ran a piece on the Benghazi attack that was mostly made up of fabrications. She herself didn’t lie, but rather she made the mistake of using a source without first verifying its integrity. It was a rookie mistake and one that may cost …

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Lara Logan’s Return To “60 Minutes” Is Undecided

Lara Logan, who took a leave of absence from 60 Minutes in November following what she called a “mistake”, apparently does not have a definite return-date to CBS News, and spokesman Kevin Tedesco has said they decline to comment on when she will return or what her status currently is with the network. Logan delivered a segment in October about …

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Judge Judy to be Featured in Prime Time Special

Judge Judy is heading to primetime! Judy Sheindlin, America’s favorite TV judge, will be featured in a one-hour special for CBS, Judge Judy Primetime, which will feature exceprts from the 1993 60 Minutes profile that helped elevate her to celebrity status, as well as the 2003 60 Minutes piece, which checked in on her 10 years later. The special will …

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Natasha Richardson’s Death Still Unreal for Neeson

It’s been almost five years since Tony award winning actress Natasha Richardson died from injuries sustained in a skiing accident at the age of 45. And her husband, Liam Neeson, still can’t make heads or tails of the tragic event. In an interview with Andersen Cooper on 60 Minutes, the Irish actor spoke about how her death still doesn’t seem …

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Alex Rodriguez Files Lawsuit Over Lengthy Suspension

Following an extended suspension, Alex Rodriguez has decided to fight back and has filed a lawsuit against Major League Baseball and its players’ union. He has been attacked throughout his career, and hated by a number of people for a variety of reasons, but was that type of suspension necessary? Alex Rodriguez’s most recent suspension was discussed recently after appearing …

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Lara Logan Suspended For Erroneous ’60 Minutes’ Report

CBS has suspended its news correspondent, Lara Logan for an erroneous 60 Minutes report about the attack on a US diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, according to USA Today. Also suspended was the segment’s producer Max McClellan. CBS News chairman Jeff Fager regretted the incident saying that “the deception got through and it shouldn’t have.” Logan and McClellan had ran …

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Bill O’Reilly Plugs Latest “Killing…” Series Books

Political commentator and author Bill O’Reilly gave an early plug for his latest nonfiction history book during an interview with CBS’ 60 Minutes this weekend. He also detailed the third, and latest, book in his nonfiction series, Killing Jesus, just out in September. The muse to writing on Jesus came to the life-long Catholic at night and he points to …

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Bill Gates Talks Steve Jobs in 60 Minutes Interview

Competitors, rivals, or whatever you want to call them – Bill Gates and Steve Jobs had a lot of shared history. And in a recent interview with Charlie Rose on 60 Minutes, Gates got emotional talking about the time he spent with the late Apple co-founder just before his death from cancer back in 2011. Gates discussed the conversation the …

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Watch Jack Dorsey’s ’60 Minutes’ Segment [VIDEO]

Twitter co-founder and Square CEO Jack Dorsey was profiled on 60 Minutes last night, in a segment titled “The Innovator.” You can watch the full interview below, in which Dorsey talks Twitter, Square, and his desire to be the mayor of New York City someday.

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Mike Wallace: The Man Behind The Interviews

Legendary journalist Mike Wallace, who passed away on Saturday at the age of 93, made a name for himself interviewing the famous and infamous; he wasn’t afraid to dig deep to find the answers he wanted, even if it meant making himself unpopular. But the man who made a living asking questions rarely answered any about his own life. He …

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Mike Wallace, Famed 60 Minutes Reporter, Passed Away

Sad news today for the journalism world as Mike Wallace passed away at the age of 93. He will best remembered as one of the toughest men on television as he interviewed crooks and saints alike on 60 Minutes. CBS News has a lovely write up on Wallace detailing all of his accomplishments throughout the years. It turns out that …

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Groupon CEO Andrew Mason 60 Minutes Interview: Twitter Reaction

Did you get a chance to catch Groupon CEO Andrew Mason on 60 Minutes? If not, you can watch the full interview, as well as some post-interview commentary from interviewer Lesley Stahl here. Here’s what some people who tuned in to watch the interview had to say about it on Twitter: @dhhDHHGroupon scored a sweet deal with 60 Minutes to …

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Groupon CEO Andrew Mason on 60 Minutes

Groupon CEO Andrew Mason appeared on 60 Minutes last night, giving the audience of “America’s most watched network” their first chance to see an extensive interview with the man, since last year’s IPO. Despite the big IPO, 2011 was something of a problematic year for the company, plagued with a number of controversies. In fact, Groupon even had to apologize …

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Legendary ’60 Minutes’ commentator Andy Rooney Dies, Twitter Reacts

Today we learned of the loss of a beloved newsman, Andy Rooney. Rooney was probably best known for his weekly broadcast “A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney”, a part of the CBS News program 60 Minutes from 1978 to 2011. His final regular appearance on 60 Minutes aired October 2, 2011. He died almost exactly one month later, on November …

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Walter Isaacson on Steve Jobs: He’s Not Warm and Fuzzy

The much-anticipated biography of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs hits the shelves today, and 60 Minutes sat down with the author of the book for an exclusive interview, airing on Sunday evening. Walter Isaacson, a former TIME magazine editor, sat down with Steve Kroft to talk about his new book, “Steve Jobs.” The book, the first authorized biography of the …

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Andy Rooney Retiring: Here Are Some Greatest Hits

On Tuesday, CBS announced that the legendary Andy Rooney would be making his last regular appearance on 60 Minutes this upcoming Sunday. Rooney, who is now 92, has spent 33 years with the venerable newsmagazine. Rooney has held the time slot at the end of 60 Minutes since 1979. There, he has made a name for himself with his musings …

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60 Minutes Reaches Out To YouTube Audience

A news program that debuted way back in September of 1968 is now taking steps to embrace a video-sharing site and the latest social media trends.  60 Minutes has launched a YouTube channel and asked viewers weigh in.

The channel-related development is straightforward (though important).  Certain 60 Minutes segments will simply be uploaded to youtube.com/60minutes after they air so that people who miss the show on Sunday night can catch up later.

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