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    03/24/2015 10:51:15 AM PDT · by Bratch · 55 replies
    Breibart's Big Journalism ^ | March 23, 2015 | Matthew Boyle
    CBS News 60 Minutes correspondent Lara Logan is back in the hospital in Washington, D.C., due to years-long complications stemming from the brutal sexual assault she endured in Egypt while covering the Arab Spring in early 2011, several sources close to her—including one family friend who went on the record—confirmed to Breitbart News on Monday evening. A 60 Minutes spokesman also confirmed to Breitbart News late Monday that Logan was in fact hospitalized.“Very few people know how stoic and incredibly tough this lady is. In spite of everything she’s had to face in the last two years, people have no idea the...
  • Lara Logan of CBS. news quarantined after Ebola report

    11/10/2014 12:02:50 PM PST · by wtd · 24 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 11/10/2014 | AP
    NEW YORK (AP) — Lara Logan of CBS News is being quarantined in a South Africa hotel for three weeks as a precaution after visiting an American-run hospital treating Ebola patients in Liberia for a “60 Minutes” report that aired Sunday. CBS said Monday that Logan’s 21-day self-quarantine will end this Friday. Neither Logan nor the four other CBS employees in South Africa have shown any sign that they are infected with the deadly Read more: Follow us: @washtimes on NEW YORK (AP) — Lara Logan of CBS News is being quarantined in a South Africa hotel for three...
  • 5 Non-Fox News Journalists Who Won't Give Obama a Break

    05/07/2014 2:22:12 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 05/07/2014 | BY NAPP NAZWORTH
    Do you think Fox News is the only network that wants the Obama administration to come clean on its numerous scandals? Think again. Here are five non-Fox News journalists who are demanding answers. 1. Sharyl Attkisson Sharyl Attkisson, an award-winning investigative journalist, used to work at CBS News. When she used her talents to spotlight idiosyncrasies in the Obama administration, Attkisson claims, the network showed little interest. After being unable to pursue the "Obamacare," Fast and Furious and Benghazi scandals at the network, Attkisson chose to resign in March. In an April 20 interview with CNN's "Reliable Sources," she accused...
  • Lara Logan: 6 Big Revelations From NY Magazine's Expose (Fired for exposing Obama incompetence)

    05/05/2014 7:00:53 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 12 replies ^ | May 3, 2014 | THR Staff
    Is Lara Logan returning to 60 Minutes? The reporter has been on a leave of absence since November, a month after the CBS News program aired her report about the 2012 attack of the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that turned out to be, in her words, "wrong." VIDEO: Lara Logan Apologizes For '60 Minutes' Benghazi Report on 'CBS This Morning' On Sunday night, New York Magazine published an expose online looking into Logan's past, detailing the events leading up to and after the faulty report aired and posing the question about whether she will be returning to the newsmagazine....
  • Lara Logan’s Leave of Absence Continues, As Fager Meets with Staff

    12/12/2013 8:41:05 AM PST · by kobald · 13 replies
    TVNewser ^ | December 5, 2013 | Chris Ariens
    CBS News chairman Jeff Fager held meeting with “CBS This Morning” staffers Tuesday and took questions about the botched “60 Minutes” report, Politico’s Dylan Byers reports. Correspondent Lara Logan and her producer Max McClellan are on a leave of absence, following the results of an internal report on their discredited story. Logan was notably absent from Sunday’s “60 Minutes” open...
  • CBS: Lara Logan, producer ordered to take leave(Benghazi)

    11/26/2013 1:29:12 PM PST · by GQuagmire · 63 replies
    Boston Herald via AP ^ | November 26, 2013 | AP
    NEW YORK — CBS ordered "60 Minutes" correspondent Lara Logan and her producer to take a leave of absence Tuesday following a critical internal review of their handling of the show's October story on the Benghazi raid, based on a report on a supposed witness whose story can't be verified. The review, by CBS News executive Al Ortiz and obtained by The Associated Press, said the "60 Minutes" team should have done a better job vetting the story that featured a security contractor who said he was at the U.S. mission in Libya the night it was attacked last year
  • Lara Logan Came Clean—Now it’s Time for Dan Rather

    11/15/2013 4:57:59 PM PST · by Kaslin · 22 replies ^ | November 15, 2013 | Humberto Fontova
    How often do outfits like The New York Times, Salon, Politco, HuffPo, NPR and Media Matters gang up on a fellow pinko like CBS? Well, it’s happening big-time and was recently explained by disgraced and fired (during Rathergate) CBS producer Mary Mapes, "my concern is that the (Lara Logan’s 60 Minutes Benghazi) story was done very pointedly to appeal to a more conservative audience's beliefs about what happened at Benghazi." In other words, if (like 99 per cent of 60 Minutes pieces) Logan’s story had been done to appeal to fellow pinkos, all would be cool. Logan’s Benghazi story, as...
  • on CBS correspondent apologizes for report on Benghazi attack

    11/08/2013 5:03:18 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 13 replies
    NBC ^ | 11/8/2013 | Bill Carter and Michael S. Schmidt
    The correspondent for the disputed “60 Minutes'’ segment about the attack on the United States Special Mission in Benghazi, Libya, last year apologized on the air Friday morning, saying it was a “mistake'’ to put on a security officer whose credibility has since been undermined by his diverging accounts of his actions that night. The correspondent, Lara Logan, said on “CBS This Morning'’ that the news division was misled by the officer, adding, “We will apologize to our viewers, and we will correct the record on our broadcast on Sunday night.” The apology followed disclosure by The New York Times...
  • Foreign reporter raped in Tahrir Square

    07/01/2013 6:32:58 AM PDT · by george76 · 37 replies
    yit ^ | 07.,01.,2013 | Roi Kais
    Hospital reports Dutch journalist underwent gang rape in Cairo square several days ago. Reporter released from hospital after undergoing surgery . ... Egyptian women face sexual harassment and assaults on a daily basis. During and after the revolution, there have been a number of case of foreign reporters who were sexually assaulted, such as Sonia Dridi and Lara Logan. ... According to a report by the UN, the Cairo Demographic Center and Egypt's Institute of National Planning, more than 99% of the hundreds of Egyptian women who participated in the study reported some kind of sexual harassment or assault
  • CBS News Reporter Slams Obama Over Taliban Lie

    10/13/2012 11:06:05 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 36 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 12/10/12 | Elad Benari
    CBS News and "60 Minutes" reporter Lara Logan has lambasted the Obama administration for pushing what she called the "major lie" that the Taliban has been weakened in Afghanistan by the U.S. military. According to a Fox News report, Logan spoke last week to a crowd of about 1,100 at last the Better Government Association annual luncheon in Chicago. During the speech she accused the administration of downplaying the number of Al Qaeda operatives in Afghanistan to support its rush to leave. She also claimed Washington acts as apologists for the Taliban by downplaying their links to Al Qaeda and...
  • Lara Logan 2012 BGA Annual Luncheon Keynote Speech

    10/11/2012 3:45:04 PM PDT · by spodefly · 10 replies
    Lara Logan / YouTube ^ | Oct. 9, 2012 | Lara Logan
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  • CBS Reporter Says Islamic Terrorists Are Winning

    10/11/2012 1:04:58 PM PDT · by upbeat5 · 26 replies
    Accuracy in Meida ^ | October 11, 2012 | Cliff kincaid
    CBS News correspondent Lara Logan is making big news by accusing the Obama Administration of lying about progress in the war on terrorism. She also urged the administration to avenge the murders of four Americans in Libya, and declared that Islamist terrorists want to destroy the West and the American way of life. An FBI investigation is not the best way to handle the murders in Libya, she said. “I hope to God that you’re sending in your best clandestine warriors to exact revenge and let the world know that the United States will not be attacked on its own...
  • Video of Lara Logan’s Obama is Lying Speech

    10/11/2012 10:44:44 AM PDT · by Snuph · 22 replies
    Video at link... Her ominous and frightening message was gleaned from years of covering our wars in the Middle East. She arrived in Chicago on the heels of her Sept. 30 report, “The Longest War.” It examined the Afghanistan conflict and exposed the perils that still confront America, 11 years after 9/11. Eleven years later, “they” still hate us, now more than ever, Logan told the crowd. The Taliban and al-Qaida have not been vanquished, she added. They’re coming back. “I chose this subject because, one, I can’t stand, that there is a major lie being propagated . . .”...
  • CBS' Lara Logan Slams Obama Admin For Pushing "Major Lie" That Taliban Is Weakened [VIDEO]

    10/10/2012 7:42:09 AM PDT · by Third Person · 43 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | October 10th, 2012 | Lara Logan
    CBS News and "60 Minutes" reporter Lara Logan lambasted the Obama administration for pushing the "major lie" that the Taliban has been weakened in Afghanistan by the U.S. military. Logan gave a blistering speech in Chicago this past week that ripped the administration for the way it has handled the war in Afghanistan and the attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya. "I chose this subject because, one, I can't stand that there is a major lie being propagated," Logan said about the administration touting the weakening of the Taliban in Afghanistan. Speaking about Christopher Stevens, the U.S. ambassador to...
  • Lara Logan: "Major lie being propagated” by Obama on #savage jihadists in Afghanistan, Libya etc

    10/10/2012 7:36:16 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 3 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | October 09, 2012 | Pamela Geller
    Lara Logan confirms what I have been warning of since the launch of Obama's pro-jihad, pro-Taliban foreign policy. The sanction of the savage does not make them more human, it only denigrates us and chips away at our morality and our reverence for life and liberty. Lara Logan's remarks to an influential group of "1,100 movers in government, politics, media, and the legal and corporate arenas" is not news to Atlas readers but is an eyeopener to those drinking Obama's and the enemedia's kool-aid. her eyes are wide open to the situation. She knows the score and has bravely told...
  • Lara Logan Lifts the Veil on Barack Obama's Failure in the War Against Islamofascism

    10/08/2012 12:23:25 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Rush ^ | October 8, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Lara Logan, CBS News. Do you remember two weeks ago, two Sundays ago, CBS 60 Minutes, she did a story on Afghanistan that was the same night as the Univision show, and I talked about both. This 60 Minutes piece of hers is not flattering to Obama at all. It was essentially about how we're blowing it in Afghanistan. Well, the Chicago Sun-Times, story by Laura Washington. Apparently Laura Logan went into town, made a speech last week at the Better Government Association's annual luncheon. And it says here that she "delivered a provocative speech to about...
  • Reporter Lara Logan brings ominous news from Middle East

    10/08/2012 5:55:43 AM PDT · by listenhillary · 53 replies
    Chicago-Sun Times ^ | 10/07/12 | LAURA WASHINGTON
    This was no ordinary rubber chicken affair. That was my reaction to the extraordinary keynoter at Tuesday’s Better Government Association annual luncheon. Lara Logan, a correspondent for CBS’ “60 Minutes,” delivered a provocative speech to about 1,100 influentials from government, politics, media, and the legal and corporate arenas. Such downtown gatherings are a regular on Chicago’s networking circuit. (I am a member of the BGA’s Civic Leadership Committee, and the Chicago Sun-Times was a sponsor). Her ominous and frightening message was gleaned from years of covering our wars in the Middle East. She arrived in Chicago on the heels of...
  • Elizabeth Hasselbeck Confronts Bill Maher Over Joke In Uncomfortable View Segment

    11/15/2011 2:03:09 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 61 replies
    Mediaite ^ | November 15, 2011 | Jon Bershad
    Things got very, very uncomfortable today over at The View thanks to an appearance by Bill Maher. Last February on Real Time, Maher had made a joke that, were Hosni Mubarak to release the then-captured Lara Logan, they could trade him Elizabeth Hasselbeck. At the time, Hasselbeck had been furious, starting a mini feud that an unrepentant Maher seemed to have no interest in fighting. That dynamic was continued all these months later as Hasselbeck was still very, very upset and Maher was still very, very uninterested in fighting her. Hasselbeck was clearly ready to go at it from the...
  • 'Arab Spring': The chilly cruel winter reality of Arab racism and Islamic bigotry

    10/23/2011 2:57:37 PM PDT · by PRePublic · 15 replies
    'Arab Spring': The chilly cruel winter reality of Arab racism and Islamic bigotry Not that ethnic racism and religious bigotry weren't rampant before the so-called "Arab spring" sprung about. But the intolerance tide seems to be only worsening, and without an Arab dictator to "hold" various factions together, vulnerability expand, risks rise. --- RELIGIOUS BIGOTRY: As the D.B. puts it: "Violence Against Egypt's Copts in an Intolerant Arab Spring.. The elephant in the room of the Arab Spring is now the mistreatment of minority communities—Christians and others—across the Arab world." FPM asks: Hillary Clinton Promises to Save Egypt's Christians? ......
  • Muslim Rape Culture and Lara Logan

    05/07/2011 7:41:49 AM PDT · by Heuristic Hiker · 58 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 02 May 2011 | Daniel Greenfield
    When Lara Logan traveled to Egypt to cover the Tahrir Square protests, she was unaware that she was going to be working in a country where sexual harassment rates of women and especially foreign women are so high as to be universal. In a politically correct profession, such truths are politically incorrect. And even now all of the coverage studiously avoids mentioning one dangerous word. Islam. Muslim rape culture did not begin in Tahrir Square and it won't end there. Not when it actually began in the year 624 when Mohammed came up with an ingenious means of rewarding his...
  • 'They raped me with their hands': Reporter Lara Logan reveals terrifying details of mob sex attack

    04/29/2011 4:22:40 PM PDT · by Gondring · 59 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | Last updated at 10:34 AM on 29th April 2011 | Daily Mail Reporter
    [...] The 39-year-old CBS foreign correspondent said she was convinced she was going to die when the frenzied mob tore her away from her film crew and bodyguard in Cairo's Tahrir Square. A group of at least 200 men beat her, pinched her and tore at her clothes in a 40-minute attack that only ended when a group of women came to her aid. She told the New York Times: 'For an extended period of time, they raped me with their hands...What really struck me was how merciless they were. 'They really enjoyed my pain and suffering. It incited them...
  • Lara Logan of CBS Talks About Her Assault in Egypt

    04/28/2011 1:31:39 PM PDT · by kristinn · 60 replies
    The New York Times ^ | Thursday, April 28, 2011 | Brian Stelter
    ...Tahrir Square when she was sexually assaulted by a mob on the night that Hosni Mubarak’s government fell in Cairo. Ms. Logan, a CBS News correspondent, was in the square preparing a report for “60 Minutes” on Feb. 11 when the celebratory mood suddenly turned threatening. She was ripped away from her producer and bodyguard by a group of men who tore at her clothes and groped and beat her body. “For an extended period of time, they raped me with their hands,” Ms. Logan said in an interview with The New York Times. She estimated that the attack lasted...
  • An Islamic Valentine For Lara Logan

    02/26/2011 5:07:13 AM PST · by Travis McGee · 33 replies
    Western Rifle Shooters Association ^ | February 26, 2011 | Abdul al-Anonymo
    Pssst…that catchy title was just to grab your attention. This letter is meant for you infidel men. You infidel women, please click back to fuzzy bunnies and unicorns. I’ll wait. [Dum-dee-dum dum…] All men now? Good. Don’t worry, this isn’t about flowers, candy or cards. Of course the very idea is ridiculous. Valentine’s Day is an infidel holiday celebrating lewd, immoral and licentious behavior typical to your fallen religions. Trust me when I say we have nothing like Valentine’s Day in the one true religion of peace. And men, isn’t it better for us that we don’t have it in...
  • New horror details of Lara's nightmare

    02/23/2011 12:02:04 PM PST · by La Enchiladita · 82 replies
    New York Post ^ | Feb. 22, 2011 | Don Kaplan
    War reporter Lara Logan was stripped and beaten with makeshift poles used to fly flags during the celebration of the downfall of Egyptian strongman Hosni Mubarak, according to new details of her sex attack in Cairo's Tahrir Square almost two weeks ago. CBS News' 39-year-old chief foreign correspondent also was kicked, punched, slapped, pinched and her hair pulled out while a crowd of about 200 chanted "Jew, Jew, Jew" and accused her of being an Israeli spy, according to The Times of London. Logan is not Jewish. Doctors say welts on Logan's body, originally thought to be bites, are consistent...
  • The Rape of the West

    02/22/2011 12:12:00 PM PST · by Ari Bussel · 20 replies
    The Rape of a Reporter by Ari Bussel In the News: LARA LOGAN’S ASSAULT DETAILED IN LONDON TIMES : What happened to CBS News’ Lara Logan in Tahrir Square? She suffered a “brutal and sustained sexual assault,” according to the network, and over the weekend the Times of London offered the first details on exactly what she went through: A source tells the paper Logan was stripped of her clothing by a crowd of 200 men, punched, slapped, and then pinched in a way that left red marks all over her body. She was also whipped with flagpoles and taunted...
  • Who Attacked Lara Logan, and Why?

    02/22/2011 8:21:03 AM PST · by ventanax5 · 19 replies
    National Review ^ | Andrew C. McCarthy
    For the world’s billion-plus Sunni Muslims, al-Azhar University in Cairo is the center of the theological universe, its faculty and scholars the most authoritative voice on the meaning of Islam. It is not very far from Tahrir Square, ground zero of Egypt’s revolution. It was in Tahrir Square last Friday that the Muslim Brotherhood began shunting aside other opposition leaders, including Google executive Wael Ghonim. The million Muslims jamming the square hadn’t turned out to hear a good corporate citizen of the Left. In this nation, where a strong majority of the population desires the implementation of sharia, Islam’s legal...
  • Stripped, punched and whipped with flag poles: Full horror of Lara Logan's attack emerges

    02/21/2011 11:38:45 AM PST · by Qbert · 71 replies
    Daily Mail.UK ^ | 2/21/2011 | DAILY MAIL REPORTER
    More details have emerged of Lara Logan's terrifying ordeal at the hands of a frenzied mob. The 39-year-old foreign correspondent for CBS News show 60 Minutes was separated from her film crew in Cairo on February 11 and surrounded by as many as 200 men in Tahrir Square at the height of the anti-Mubarak demonstrations. According to one source, reported in The Sunday Times newspaper, sensitive parts of her body were covered in red marks that were originally thought to have been bite marks. After further examination they were revealed to be from aggressive pinching. It has also been revealed...
  • Stripped, punched and whipped with flag poles: Full horror of Lara Logan's attack emerges

    02/20/2011 7:23:33 PM PST · by BunnySlippers · 92 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 02/20/11
    According to one source, reported in The Sunday Times newspaper, sensitive parts of her body were covered in red marks that were originally thought to have been bite marks. After further examination they were revealed to be from aggressive pinching. And medical sources have revealed  that marks on her body were consistent with being whipped and beaten with the makeshift poles that were used to fly flags during the demonstration.
  • When Jihad Johnny’s Up, He’s Up Like an Animal. Militant “Muslims” gang-rape journalist

    02/20/2011 1:40:06 PM PST · by Winged Hussar · 10 replies · 1+ views
    IsraPundit ^ | 2/20/2011 | Bill Levinson
    The difference between the typical militant "Muslim" and Bernard Cornwell's villain Obadiah Hakeswill--a liar, thief, rapist, and murderer who also uses his authority to get innocent soldiers flogged--consists solely of the fact that Hakeswill is a fictional character. Hakeswill, upon seeing the beautiful blonde Sally Clayton nursing her baby, gets "up like an animal" and threatens to have her husband punished if she won't do what he wants. He later rapes her and then kills her, carries another woman off to rape, and shoots Sharpe's wife because she fought back when he tried to rape her. A group of militant...
  • Islam’s “Uncovered-Meat” Excuse for Sexual Assault

    02/18/2011 5:39:56 AM PST · by SJackson · 26 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | 2-18-11 | Nonie Darwish
    The news that 60 Minutes journalist Lara Logan had been brutally sexually assaulted and beaten in Egypt among chants of “Jew” really hit home. As a teenager and young woman in Egypt, I remember having to endure the humiliation of being pinched and groped in crowded buses and streets of Cairo. Onlookers are usually indifferent, some even laugh, leaving women in Muslim society even more ashamed of their bodies. Women who do not wear Islamic clothes, such as Christians and foreigners, are even more vulnerable. In Cairo, hearing a passing car yelling the “f” word or “whore” to a woman...
  • Embattled Lara Logan-bashing journalist Nir Rosen's son wearing Hezbollah flag T-shirt on Facebook

    02/17/2011 10:37:08 PM PST · by Rufus2007 · 37 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | February 18, 2011 | Jeff Poor
    It’s been a rough patch for Nir Rosen after some ill-advised remarks posted on Twitter got him in trouble earlier this week pertaining to his response to the news that CBS correspondent Lara Logan had been sexually assaulted and beaten while she was reporting on Egypt’s unrest: “ah f**k it, i apologize for being insensitive, its always wrong, thats obvious, but i’m rolling my eyes at all the attention she will get,” Rosen tweeted Tuesday. And then he added remarks about her being a “war monger”: ...more...
  • CNN and the Lara Logan pic taken moments before her assault in Cairo

    02/17/2011 6:56:37 PM PST · by hole_n_one · 39 replies · 1+ views
    CNN ^ | 2/15/2011
    We have all seen the picture of CBS News /60 Minutes correspondent Lara Logan moments before she was attacked while covering the protests in Egypt's Tahrir Square..............This is how CNN has chosen to show the same picture on their website and on any CNN cable network airing............
  • Will Lara Logan's Attack Provide Another Chance To Miss A Real Teachable Moment?

    02/17/2011 11:01:05 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 7 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 2-17-11 | Jared H. McAndersen
    It's amazing how "unplugged" from the world you can become when you bring a new life into the world, suddenly the other 6 billion people in it completely fade into the background. My phone, which is perpetually trained on The Drudge Report and Memeorandum have been neglected like the black ink cabinet at the CBO. I care, and I've been anxious to get back to heckling the liberals of the world, but its amazing how disinterested a brand new baby that you just made, in your arms, can make you. So, I just found out about Lara Logan's sexual...
  • CNN Blurs Out Lara Logan Photo Widely Disseminated by CBS News

    02/17/2011 1:12:01 PM PST · by Beaten Valve · 44 replies
    TV Newser ^ | February 17, 2011 | Alex Werpin
    Update: From a CNN spokesperson: The photo, which CBS said was taken before the attack, was being used on our air as we reported about the sexual assault. We made a network-wide editorial decision to blur the faces of those around Logan because we didn’t know if those in the photograph were involved in the attack, or not. Original Post: In an odd decision, CNN decided to blur out the faces of the people behind Lara Logan in the widely disseminated photo taken shortly before her assault in Cairo. The photo was sent widely by CBS News, and was published...
  • 'No one told her to go there': Now FEMALE pundit lays into Egypt sex attack victim Lara Logan

    02/17/2011 8:52:52 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 182 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | February 16, 2011
    A female political pundit has been heavily criticised for suggesting Lara Logan should have seen her sex attack coming - and for calling the Egyptians who were protesting for democracy 'animals'. Debbie Schlussel posted a picture of Miss Logan on her blog, under the headline: 'Islam Fan Lara Logan Gets a Taste of Islam', before adding 'How fitting that Lara Logan was “liberated” by Muslims in Liberation Square while she was gushing over the other part of the “liberation".' It comes as an American academic, Nir Rosen, yesterday resigned from his post at New York University after calling Miss Logan...
  • CBS Complicit in News Coverup (Lara Logan)

    02/17/2011 7:29:30 AM PST · by kristinn · 114 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | Thursday, February 17, 2011 | Michael Graham
    Dateline — Egypt: “[60 Minutes] correspondent Lara Logan was repeatedly sexually assaulted by thugs yelling, ‘Jew! Jew!’ as she covered the chaotic fall of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in Cairo’s main square Friday.” Powerful reporting on an important story. Two problems: It didn’t run until yesterday, and CBS didn’t run it. The quote is from the New York Post. And it was The Wall Street Journal that reported “the separation and assault lasted roughly 20 to 30 minutes.” But CBS? They sat on their own story. For five days, as reporters reveled amid giddy celebrations in Tahrir Square, and as...
  • Obama demands Egypt round up thugs who brutalized CBS reporter

    02/17/2011 3:36:16 AM PST · by Scanian · 53 replies · 1+ views
    NY Post ^ | February 17, 2011 | Geoff Earle, Jeane MacIntosh, and Bob Fredericks
    More Print The White House yesterday demanded the Egyptian government round up and bring to justice the thugs who brutalized CBS foreign correspondent Lara Logan in Cairo's main square. "We believe that those responsible for these acts need to be held accountable," White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said of the prolonged beating and sexual assault on Logan by members of a 200-strong mob. And a State Department spokeswoman said the United States expects an "investigation and accountability for anyone involved in violence during the demonstrations." "We've raised it publicly and privately," spokeswoman Leslie Phillips said. The call for justice...
  • WH official: Obama calls Logan after Egypt attack

    02/16/2011 9:33:27 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 14 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb. 16, 2011 | ERICA WERNER
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A White House official says President Barack Obama has spoken with CBS reporter Lara Logan in the wake of the network's announcement that she was brutally attacked in Egypt. The official, who declined to give details on Wednesday's call, spoke on condition of anonymity to disclose the private conversation.
  • Lara Logan's Rape and Egyptian Muslim Jew-Hatred

    02/16/2011 7:45:55 PM PST · by ventanax5 · 66 replies
    Andrew Bostom ^ | Andrew Bostom
    Lara Logan, chief foreign correspondent for CBS News, was beaten and raped in Cairo during a thirty minute assault by a frenzied throng of over 200 Egyptians. According to a report in today’s New York Post, Logan’s attackers were shrieking, “Jew! Jew!,” while they assaulted her. Moreover, the day before the assault, Logan informed that she and her crew were harassed by Egyptian soldiers who had accused them of “being Israeli spies.” The 39 year-old Logan—who is based in Washington, where she lives with her 2-year-old daughter, and husband—is not Jewish. The horrific fate of Ms. Logan—as a woman...
  • Why didn’t NYU fire Nir Rosen over Lara Logan?

    02/16/2011 11:55:37 AM PST · by La Lydia · 18 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Post ^ | February 16, 2011 | Valerie Strauss
    New York University’s Center on Law and Security allowed one of its fellows, Nir Rosen, to resign after he tweeted vile things about CBS war correspondent Lara Logan, who sustained a brutal sexual assault and beating in Cairo during pro-democracy celebrations. Why did the center’s executive director, Karen Greenberg, allow him to resign rather than to use the opportunity to take a tougher stand? Here's what she told me: “Nir has always been a really good supporter of the center and I think he realized he had overstepped his bounds....” ...Logan was with a CBS crew in Tahrir Square last...
  • Arab racism - is mainstream: The 200 Arab (sexually) attackers on Lara Logan - example

    02/16/2011 7:07:53 PM PST · by Masti · 28 replies
    Arab racism - sickness in mainstream Arab world: The 200 Arab (sexually) attackers on Lara Logan - example. No, this isn't about one Arab racist that by him "jew" is the "worst" thing he can aim at... nor about 2, or 3 "isolated individuals," nor is it about "grievances" (these Arab bigots were dancing and celebrating, not bitter) this is about a mainstream mindset of hundreds of fascists in a "wolf pack." A sample of Arab society.Tell me again that the fascist 'Muslim Brotherhood' (whose founder al-Banna, was a Hitler admirer) is "out of the picture" in Egyptian revolution. Indeed...
  • Left-wing journalist mocks assaulted CBS reporter, quits

    02/16/2011 12:51:22 PM PST · by RobinMasters · 28 replies
    WND ^ | February 15, 2011 | Joe Kovacs
    A left-wing journalist has quit his fellowship at New York University after graphically and profanely joking online about Lara Logan, the CBS News reporter brutally sexually assaulted Friday during coverage of celebrations in Cairo following Hosni Mubarak's resignation. Nir Rosen, who has contributed to Time, Atlantic Monthly, the Washington Post, New York Times Magazine and Harper's, resigned from the university's Center on Law and Security after trashing Logan publicly on Twitter. Logan, a "60 Minutes" correspondent, suffered a "brutal and sustained sexual assault by a mob of men while covering the Egyptian uprising," CBS News said. She was rescued by...
  • Where are the Feminists? First, Ashley Turton, Now Lara Logan

    02/16/2011 6:26:27 AM PST · by AdamBomb · 45 replies
    Me | 2/16/2011 | Adam
    Okay, I'd like to know where all of the feminists are? Shouldn't they be standing up and demanding answers regarding the suspicious death of Ashley Turton and the gang rape of Lara Logan? If Bush had been in office, both of these stories would be all over the MSM - and the feminists would be screaming their heads off! For the record, I feel terrible for happened to both of these women. If you are going to post a comment on here that "It's Lara's fault for being in Egypt", then just get lost.
  • NYU fellow quits after tweets about Logan assault

    02/16/2011 5:02:50 PM PST · by nuconvert · 10 replies
    NEW YORK – A journalist resigned from his New York University fellowship Wednesday, one day after he posted derogatory comments on Twitter about CBS reporter Lara Logan as the news of her assault in Egypt was breaking.
  • BREAKING: Nir Rosen Resigns Over Comments on Lara Logan Sexual Assault in Egypt (w/video)

    02/16/2011 11:10:35 AM PST · by · 22 replies
    Yesterday, I wrote a blog post on Nir Rosen, a fellow at NYU’s Center for Law and Security, and his outlandish comments he made of the sexual assault of CBS correspondent Lara Logan on Twitter- which I posted on Big Government as well. Jim Geraghty from National Review and Steve Nelson at the Daily Caller did the same. This statement was just received from NYU: From Karen J. Greenberg, Executive Director, Center on Law and Security Nir Rosen is always provocative, but he crossed the line yesterday with his comments about Lara Logan. I am deeply distressed by what he...
  • Nir Rosen Resigns as NYU Fellow After Trashing Lara Logan on Twitter

    02/16/2011 8:36:49 AM PST · by Steely Tom · 41 replies
    Poliics Daily ^ | 16 February 2011 | Matt Lewis
    Be careful what you say, especially in the heat of the moment, on Twitter. As you may recall, immediately following the shootings in Tucson last month, some liberals were quick to blame Sarah Palin for the tragedy. Now, a liberal journalist is taking heat for offensive Tweets he sent immediately following news of the brutal sexual assault suffered by CBS reporter Lara Logan in Egypt. As the news was breaking, Nir Rosen, a journalist and NYU fellow, Tweeted several disturbing remarks, including: "Jesus Christ, at a moment when she is going to become a martyr and glorified we should at...
  • Lara Logan: I'm Going Back To Work

    02/16/2011 7:49:34 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 122 replies
    TMZ ^ | 2/16/11 | TMZ Staff
    CBS reporter Lara Logan is vowing to return to work ... and she's telling friends what happened to her in Egypt will not destroy her. Sources familiar with the situation tell us the details of Logan's assault are horrible -- but Lara is back with her kids and is vowing to go back to work within weeks.
  • Nir Rosen, U.S. journalist trashes CBS' Lara Logan on Twitter after sexual assault in Egypt

    02/16/2011 7:49:24 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 17 replies
    DAILY NEWS ^ | Wednesday, February 16th 2011, 9:50 AM | Aliyah Shahid
    <p>While the world reels in shock over CBS reporter Lara Logan's sexual assault in Egypt, another American journalist is causing a different kind of outrage, calling Logan a "warmonger"</p> <p>Nir Rosen, an NYU fellow who has extensively covered the Iraq War, made the insensitive remarks during a Twitter rant on Tuesday.</p>
  • Fellow Reporters Heartlessly Mock Lara Logan After Assault

    02/16/2011 4:40:39 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 163 replies
    Babble ^ | 2/15/11 | CAROLYN CASTIGLIA
    As Mary Elizabeth Williams wrote earlier this evening over at Salon, several reporters and bloggers have “decided to hinge the story” of Lara Logan’s rape “on the blond reporter’s looks.” Simone Wilson’s LA Weekly post mocks Logan’s beauty, saying, “Egyptian protesters apparently consummated their newfound independence by sexually assaulting the blonde reporter.” Consummated? Unconscionable. The Mofo Politics blog featured a post on February 3rd, saying, “OMG if I were her captors and there were no sanctions for doing so? I would totally rape her.”
  • Lara Logan Sexually Assaulted. Egyptian Freedom at What Cost?

    02/16/2011 8:27:09 AM PST · by stillafreemind · 30 replies
    Yahoo/AC ^ | Feb. 16th, 2011 | Sherry Tomfeld
    Lara Logan is not the first journalist to be brutally attacked sexually and certainly not the first to be beaten. In Egypt's recent attempt for freedom, at least 140 journalist (men and women) were injured or killed. Silence for the way journalists have been treated in the past to the present in countries such as Egypt is deafening.