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Condoleezza Rice Hired to Contribute to CBS News

Condoleezza Rice

Condoleezza Rice has been hired as a new regular contributor to CBS News, The New York Times reports.

CBS News chairman Jeff Fager and... read more

The Biz: Person of Interest Lara Logan

Lara Logan

Ask CBS News chief foreign affairs correspondent Lara Logan how she's doing and her one-word answer is "Busy." She's finishing a profile of Aerosmith for 60 Minutes. She's working on a story about drug-money laundering in Colombia and the Pacific Rim. She has an upcoming piece on a Botswana couple living in the African Bush for the last 30... read more

CBS Bringing Back Person to Person

Lara Logan, Charlie Rose

CBS News is bringing back Person to Person, the 1950s prime-time program that pioneered celebrity interviews and was hosted by legendary newsman Edward R. Murrow.

"We have dreamed about bringing a modern version of this great program ... back to CBS for years — and now it is happening," CBS News Chairman Jeff Fager said Thursday. ... read more

60 Minutes Refuses to Issue Apology to Lance Armstrong Over Doping Allegations

Lance Armstrong

CBS newsmagazine 60 Minutes is refusing to issue an apology to Lance Armstrong about a story it ran alleging the seven-time Tour de France winner may have used performance-enhancing drugs, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

CBS News chairman and 60 Minutes executive producer Jeff Fager issued a statement late Wednesday, calling the report "truthful, accurate and... read more

The Biz: Rock-Solid Pelley Anchors CBS

Scott Pelley

CBS Evening News could not get out of third place in the ratings with the star power of Katie Couric. So the network is going the homegrown route with its new anchor, Scott Pelley, a 22-year veteran of the news division whose tireless reporting has helped make 60 Minutes the most-watched news program on television. We asked the Texas native to share his thoughts on becoming ...
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The Biz: Jeff Fager Discusses His New Role at CBS News

Jeffrey Fager

Since 2004, Jeff Fager has been the steward of 60 Minutes, the crown jewel of CBS News that has withstood the fast-changing media information landscape and remained a ratings hit. On Tuesday he was tapped to the new role of chairman of the CBS News at a time when the division has to make some big decisions about the future. The Biz talked to him about his new role and what's ahead.

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