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...
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. ...
The uprising in Egypt was the kind of story that gets the adrenaline pumping for a foreign correspondent. But the attacks on Greg Palkot of Fox News, Lara Logan of CBS and other journalists reminded the world of the extreme danger that comes with the job. Palkot, who with his cameraman Olaf Wiig was badly beaten in Tahir Square during the height of the violence on the streets of Cairo, says he is ready to go back to work and is even up for an assignment to cover the unfolding revolution in Libya. He gave TV Guide Magazine an update on his condition and reflected on the occupational risks.
TV Guide Magazine: It's been three weeks since you were attacked. How are you feeling?
Palkot: Much better. I had a...
A New York University fellow and journalist has resigned after making "cruel and insensitive" remarks about Lara Logan's sexual attack in Egypt.
Shortly after CBS announced Logan's attack Tuesday, Nir Rosen — who has written about foreign policy for The New Yorker and The New York Times, and filmed footage to the Oscar-nominated documentary No End In Sight — tweeted "Lara Logan had to outdo Anderson [Cooper] ... Yes yes its wrong what happened to her. Of course. I don't support that. But, it would have been ...
CBS News' Lara Logan is starring in as many headlines as she is reporting. Having recently been promoted by the Eye (and not long after she dissed network news coverage on The Daily Show!), Logan has revealed to the Washington Post that she is pregnant with State Department contractor Joe Burkett's child. Logan and Burkett are both married... to other people, though both of those unions are in the process of ending.Burkett's wife and mother of their 3-year-old daughter has accused Logan of busting up her marriage, and reportedly tried to OD on tranquilizers last January when hubby announced he was leaving her for Logan. Matt Mitovich