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If you want journalism, read Glenn Greenwald, Jim Risen or Jane Mayer. If you want to hear NSA officials smear a whistleblower and shamelessly fear monger to save face after being caught lying to ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 255 comments on Mon Dec 16, 2013 at 06:59 AM PST with 292 Recommends
Those familiar with my views would know that I long ago determined that the U.S. corporate media conglomerate is the most powerful, mind-numbing propaganda machine the world has ever known--by far. ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 263 comments on Sun Dec 15, 2013 at 09:46 PM PST with 261 Recommends
60 Minutes, in a fawning feature on the NSA tonight, made it clear to me that they are washed-up as a journalistic entity, their credibility extinguished. Not missing the opportunity, the NSA had ...
by qphilo
Comment Count 218 comments on Sun Dec 15, 2013 at 05:26 PM PST with 165 Recommends
Between the driverless car , internet balloons and Amazon'...
by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 49 comments on Fri Dec 06, 2013 at 06:50 AM PST with 17 Recommends
I just saw this on Huffington Post: Lara Logan and her producer, Max McClellan, would be taking a leave of absence following an internal report on the news magazine's Oct. 27 Benghazi report. The ...
by varii
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Nov 26, 2013 at 11:20 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Well, finally. Chairman of CBS News and executive producer of 60 Minutes Jeff Fager, in a lengthy memo and outline of their findings from an internal investigation, has asked Lara Logan and producer ...
by Steven Payne
Comment Count 221 comments on Tue Nov 26, 2013 at 11:11 AM PST with 411 Recommends
If your level of outrage over Lara Logan’s botched 60 minutes piece on Benghazi has reached the point that you would take pleasure in watching those responsible undergo a diabolically sadistic ...
by PeaceLoveHarmony
Comment Count 148 comments on Sun Nov 24, 2013 at 11:42 AM PST with 462 Recommends
The following transcript is from " Yes He Kenyan " which is scheduled to air on November 17, 2013. The correspondent is Lara Logan. Max McClellan, producer. ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 107 comments on Sun Nov 17, 2013 at 08:00 AM PST with 266 Recommends
I followed with great interest yesterday two excellent threads concerning the recent CBS' Sixty Minutes broadcast about Benghazi, subsequent revelations of shoddy journalism, and insufficient ...
by CharlesInCharge
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Nov 14, 2013 at 04:29 AM PST with 6 Recommends
When CBS pulled its 60 Minutes Benghazi report last week it cited inconsistencies in the story of security contractor Dylan Davies,
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 78 comments on Wed Nov 13, 2013 at 01:40 PM PST with 72 Recommends
Ever heard of the Media Research Center? They are one of several right-wing groups with the focus of "exposing and stopping liberal media bias", i.e. - pressuring mainstream media to move even ...
by AndrewR9
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Nov 12, 2013 at 02:21 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Because classes in media and critical thinking are not compulsory at our high schools or colleges, kids don't learn about very important developments and decisions that have been made over recent ...
by AlyoshaKaramazov
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Nov 12, 2013 at 11:54 AM PST with 11 Recommends
Last night, Stephen Colbert dropped his own bombshell on 60 Minutes and their fake Benghazi story and apology , with his own exclusive interview with someone who was there! And you'...
by BruinKid
Comment Count 29 comments on Tue Nov 12, 2013 at 05:00 AM PST with 143 Recommends
CBS's venerable news magazine, 60 Minutes , was embarrassed last week when both ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 149 comments on Mon Nov 11, 2013 at 08:20 AM PST with 124 Recommends
Investigative journalism. If they really mean it, they will do an in-depth piece on how in the fist-fellating fuck this actually happened. They may even say that "there will be an internal ...
by AlyoshaKaramazov
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Nov 11, 2013 at 08:16 AM PST with 29 Recommends
Months before the current uproar over the Benghazi story, 60 Minutes revealed itself as an unethical news organization, dedicated to covering up the conflicts of interest of its entertainment assets (
by Tasini
Comment Count 71 comments on Mon Nov 11, 2013 at 06:05 AM PST with 266 Recommends
Oopsies. We shouldn't have included that one liar guy in our report. That was a mistake. Have a nice night. From The New York Times : Lara Logan was scheduled to deliver a report on Sunday’s “...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 223 comments on Sun Nov 10, 2013 at 07:48 PM PST with 315 Recommends
With 60 Minutes now correcting the record on Benghazi, I just have to say: Republicans are the Jan Brady of politics — bitterly jealous of Hillary Clinton’s intelligence, power, and political ...
by BlankBeat
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Nov 09, 2013 at 01:47 PM PST with 10 Recommends
I was glad to see that 60 Minutes admitted that their source for what happened during the attack on the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi, Libya is not credible and retracted their story. Perhaps ...
by Frederick Clarkson
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Nov 09, 2013 at 07:45 PM PST with 43 Recommends
UPDATE I - The reason for the title, was that this is what spurred me on to read more about the story. Then I wanted to point out the obvious discrepancies in CBS's account of things. Then at the ...
by AlyoshaKaramazov
Comment Count 200 comments on Sat Nov 09, 2013 at 09:23 AM PST with 292 Recommends