NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 01: CBS News' Chief Washington Correspondent Bob Schieffer attends the private visitation for George Jones on May 1, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81.
She gave 100%; it wasn't the right fit. CBS News deserves some of the blame for that, (but) clearly (Scott) Pelley is working much better.
was extremely trying ... We had to protect the integrity of CBS News, which had this great legacy, and I wanted to make sure we did it properly so that CBS News could thrive again, which I think they've done.
I think the media's becoming the story, let's face it ... CBS News President David Rhodes and ABC News President Ben Sherwood, both of them have siblings that not only work at the White House, that not only work for President Obama, but they work at the (National Security Council) on foreign policy issues directly related to Benghazi. Let's call a spade a spade.More quotes »
Obama, S. Korea to show united front on N. Korea
Park made clear in an interview on the eve of her visit that she was willing to get tough on North Korea. She told CBS News that if South Korea came under attack, "We will make them pay."Park, the first democratically elected female leader in Northeast Asia, Read more »
CBS programs '60 Minutes' and '48 Hours' Twitter accounts hacked, suspended
Twitter accounts for two national CBS programs have been compromised and suspended.A CBS News spokeswoman confirms Saturday that tweets sent earlier in the afternoon from the "60 Minutes" and "48 Hours" Twitter handles saying their accounts were compromised Read more »
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Financial Times, NYT Hit By Hackers
attempts on media organizations have ramped up in recent months with attacks on the AP, The Guardian, CBS News accounts, The Onion, and E! Online. On Friday The Financial Times’ Tech Blog and Twitter accounts were hacked into, the organization reported. “Various 5/18/13 from Deadline Hollywood Daily Read more »
CBS NEWS: Benghazi Counterterrorism Response Team “Ruled Out From The Start” – Guy Benson
News’ Sharyl Attkisson — last heard from explaining that although her bosses have been supportive of her Benghazi reporting, her network’s shows and producers don’t seem interested — has chased down another major scoop. This time, she quotes unnamed White 5/18/13 from Snow Report Blog Read more »
Mississippi rethinks solitary confinement
News) PARCHMAN, Miss. - In 1990, when former prison guard Christopher Epps was the deputy superintendent at the Mississippi State Penitentiary in rural Parchman, he oversaw the construction of a maximum security wing to keep troublesome inmates in solitary 5/18/13 from CBS News Read more »
Amy Grant on success and the inspiration for her music
News) It's been 10 years since six-time Grammy winner Amy Grant released a full-length studio album. The singer-songwriter has sold over 30 million records during her three-decade-long career and is touted as the one of the most successful crossover artists 5/18/13 from CBS News Read more »
Incurable bacteria citrus greening destroying Florida's citrus industry
News) For millions of Americans, part of the morning ritual is a glass of orange juice, but that sweet start to the day is now threatened. There's a disease spreading through Florida's multi-billion-dollar citrus crop. The malady is called citrus greening, 5/18/13 from CBS News Read more »