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"Lara Logans apparent naiveté is far from the most objectionable thing about CBSs ill-fated attempt to pander to the far rights odd obsession with the Benghazi tragedy.

See, 60 Minutes October 27 episode supposedly falsifying the Obama administrations version of what happened that terrible night in Libya wasnt so much TV journalism as an infomercial for a book in which CBS had a financial stake a manifest conflict of interest 60 Minutes neglected to mention until MediaMatters.org called its hand.

 

Exactly how generous an advance Simon & Schusters Threshold Editions bestowed upon Davies for his heroic tale about singlehandedly fighting his way into the besieged U.S. compound hasnt been revealed.

 

Presumably enough, however, to give Davies ample reason to concoct a narrative pleasing to its readers expectations.

 

Having previously published books by such innovators in the art of storytelling as Glenn Beck, Mark Levin and Jerome Corsi, Threshold editors would appear to be less than rigorous about fact-checking. So excuse me

for saying so, but that makes Davies virtually a paid source, and 60 Minutes a practitioner of checkbook journalism that could ruin its well-deserved reputation.

 

So last Sunday, they sent Logan out to apologize: The most important thing to every person at 60 Minutes the truth, she said, and the truth is we made a mistake.

 

Sorry, but that simply wont do. Lara Logans a formidable figure and 60 Minutes has long defined TV journalism. But if CBS wants its reputation back, a better explanation is in order."

 

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"60 Minutes worked A YEAR on this story, talked to 100 witnesses and then got the most important parts completely wrong?

 

WHY do the stupid story in the first place if you had nothing but one man's unverified claims?

They were pandering to the Teabaggers and that means this was no accident.

CBS got caught helping a liar try to sell some books.

 

CBS, thy name is Mudd." Bartblog

 

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You were this upset when Dan Rather LIED about George Bush's Guard duty record too - right?

Well poop-up, I see you're still the poster boy for goodwill industries...Rather never lied about Bush's NG "service", so why would I get upset? I did get upset that 60 minutes apologized to their corporate masters, when nothing required an apology.

In this case, it's quite different, everybody who's been making ass-pulled statements about BenGh has lied, and now 60 minutes joins the wingers, and if not for brock at media matters, they might have gotten away with it.

media matters is the most honest, responsible, professional site out there right now.

 

And you, poop up...are still incredibly stupid. Laffin. BTW, how do u like my sig pic?

Hmmmmmmm? ;-)

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Odd then that CBS fired Dan Rather after it was discovered that the so-called proof CBS had about Bush's service, records from the late 1960s, were actually bad forgeries done with a dot-matrix printer.

 

Sad too that CBS has shunned Dan Rather's active participation in the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy. I wonder why.

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"Lara Logans apparent naiveté is far from the most objectionable thing about CBSs ill-fated attempt to pander to the far rights odd obsession with the Benghazi tragedy.

See, 60 Minutes October 27 episode supposedly falsifying the Obama administrations version of what happened that terrible night in Libya wasnt so much TV journalism as an infomercial for a book in which CBS had a financial stake a manifest conflict of interest 60 Minutes neglected to mention until MediaMatters.org called its hand.

 

Exactly how generous an advance Simon & Schusters Threshold Editions bestowed upon Davies for his heroic tale about singlehandedly fighting his way into the besieged U.S. compound hasnt been revealed.

 

Presumably enough, however, to give Davies ample reason to concoct a narrative pleasing to its readers expectations.

 

Having previously published books by such innovators in the art of storytelling as Glenn Beck, Mark Levin and Jerome Corsi, Threshold editors would appear to be less than rigorous about fact-checking. So excuse me

for saying so, but that makes Davies virtually a paid source, and 60 Minutes a practitioner of checkbook journalism that could ruin its well-deserved reputation.

 

So last Sunday, they sent Logan out to apologize: The most important thing to every person at 60 Minutes the truth, she said, and the truth is we made a mistake.

 

Sorry, but that simply wont do. Lara Logans a formidable figure and 60 Minutes has long defined TV journalism. But if CBS wants its reputation back, a better explanation is in order."

 

Link

 

_____________________________

 

"60 Minutes worked A YEAR on this story, talked to 100 witnesses and then got the most important parts completely wrong?

 

WHY do the stupid story in the first place if you had nothing but one man's unverified claims?

They were pandering to the Teabaggers and that means this was no accident.

CBS got caught helping a liar try to sell some books.

 

CBS, thy name is Mudd." Bartblog

lol. 60 minutes is so far left leaning..dan rather on for 30 yrs and disgraced...........desperate for a story, they got the wrong guy, but still an accurate story

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60 minutes is a corporate shill now...when rather was with them they still had some cred.

Rather was never disgraced, he was f'ked over by the suits.

lol.he was jakinoff so furiously to nail bush...he got biitch slapped and disgraced in to retirement

 

though 60min has had many good stories over the yrs, especially against scammers...it is a leftist half piece of crapola

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lol.he was jakinoff so furiously to nail bush...he got biitch slapped and disgraced in to retirement

 

though 60min has had many good stories over the yrs, especially against scammers...it is a leftist half piece of crapola

That was a piece about scammers. bush scammed all the guys who were sent to Nam. He scammed all the guys who had to fulfill their enlistment...he scammed all the guys that were caught using drugs while on duty. That's str8 from his superiors and the doctors.

60 mins pissed off the republican corporate masters, like they pissed off their RW tobacco buddies with the "tobacco doesn't cause cancer' piece. The reporters like rather did their jobs, the big wigs at the network caved to the RW'ers. Now they're getting their just desserts.

It's about right and wrong, not right or left.

60 minutes went after a wrongdoer, an evildoer, Bush, and the suits in the tower stopped them...then they went after an innocent, well-meaning president, and they got CAUGHT. They tried to boost book sales for profits, at the expense of the truth and the American people, and they lost.

The Nazi rw'ers lost this time. they'll keep losing as long as they keep spouting propaganda.

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Love watching progressives so desperate they're eating their own. :D

It's even more hilarious to see cons call a station known for being completely truthful and ultimately unbiased as "liberal". Yea, according to a con, the truth is liberal.

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That was a piece about scammers. bush scammed all the guys who were sent to Nam. He scammed all the guys who had to fulfill their enlistment...he scammed all the guys that were caught using drugs while on duty. That's str8 from his superiors and the doctors.

60 mins pissed off the republican corporate masters, like they pissed off their RW tobacco buddies with the "tobacco doesn't cause cancer' piece. The reporters like rather did their jobs, the big wigs at the network caved to the RW'ers. Now they're getting their just desserts.

It's about right and wrong, not right or left.

60 minutes went after a wrongdoer, an evildoer, Bush, and the suits in the tower stopped them...then they went after an innocent, well-meaning president, and they got CAUGHT. They tried to boost book sales for profits, at the expense of the truth and the American people, and they lost.

The Nazi rw'ers lost this time. they'll keep losing as long as they keep spouting propaganda.

yeah cbs is full of right wingers..dan rather is the epitamy of lying leftists...spin ti further

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You were this upset when Dan Rather LIED about George Bush's Guard duty record too - right?

He didn't . One of his aides using an improper source did not change the fact that Chimpy went AWOL.

 

yeah cbs is full of right wingers..dan rather is the epitamy of lying leftists...spin ti further

Dan Rather is one of the all time great journalists in history and right wingers like yourself can never change that fact.

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He didn't . One of his aides using an improper source did not change the fact that Chimpy went AWOL.

 

 

Dan Rather is one of the all time great journalists in history and right wingers like yourself can never change that fact.

Perhaps you know something Rather doesn't because if he had evidence outside his fraudulent documents, he would have used it.

 

So, while you're digging up that paperwork, explain how an A+ news man, in an effort to tilt an election, goes public with a story with fabricated documents, lie that they had been authenticated and stand by that story for two weeks, only to find out it was a lie.

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lol. 60 minutes is so far left leaning..dan rather on for 30 yrs and disgraced...........desperate for a story, they got the wrong guy, but still an accurate story

The guy was proven a complete fraud, but the story still stands? lol. Only in magical nutjob land!

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Perhaps you know something Rather doesn't because if he had evidence outside his fraudulent documents, he would have used it.

 

So, while you're digging up that paperwork, explain how an A+ news man, in an effort to tilt an election, goes public with a story with fabricated documents, lie that they had been authenticated and stand by that story for two weeks, only to find out it was a lie.

Funny the lies you dopes tell . One of many of sources he used was wrong didn't negate the others that were legit. Funny how u righties love to distort and lie about documented history.
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Funny the lies you dopes tell . One of many of sources he used was wrong didn't negate the others that were legit. Funny how u righties love to distort and lie about documented history.

Hmmmm...documented history says people lost their jobs in a failed attempt to tilt an election, including Rather.

 

Lying about handwriting authentication? That's documented history.

 

Never could prove the conspiracy. That's documented history.

 

It still chaps the left that they couldn't bring Bush down.

 

 

 

That too is documented history.

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