Tag: Scott Pelley

UPDATE: CBS Exec Fired After No Sympathy for ‘Republican Gun Toters’ Post

Hayley Geftman-Gold, who served as senior counsel for strategic transactions at CBS, was fired Monday afternoon by the network. In a social media post, Geftman-Gold wrote that, for partisan reasons, she is “not even sympathetic” to the 50-plus murdered and 400-plus hospitalized during Sunday’s shooting massacre in Las Vegas.

FBI and California Department of Motor Vehicles via AP

Geller: The Third Man

Conspiracy theories bore me. They are an enormous waste of people’s time and energy, particularly now, at a time when conspiracy fact (i.e. the global jihad) is so overwhelming. You don’t need fairy tales when reality is so much more compelling. But something smells rotten in San Bernardino.

Paul Ryan Hopes to Find ‘Common Ground’ with Obama

In an interview that aired on CBS’s “60 Minutes” Sunday, newly elected Speaker of the House Paul Ryan said he hopes to lead a House of Representatives that is “functioning again.” “I think wiping the slate clean was about wiping

Watch: Trump Doubles Down on Reaction to Anti-Muslim Statement

Tuesday on the “CBS Evening News,” anchor Scott Pelley previewed a forthcoming interview with GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump set to air on his network’s “60 Minutes” on Sunday. In the preview clip of that interview, Pelley pushed Trump on

White Males Make Nightly News Comeback

White Males Make Nightly News Comeback

America’s identity-politics’ obsessed news media went back to the future Wednesday with the announcement that white male David Muir would replace Diane Sawyer as the weeknight anchor of ABC World News.  Along with white male Brian Williams at NBC and

MSNBC's Chris Matthews the Least Likable News Anchor

MSNBC's Chris Matthews the Least Likable News Anchor

A ranking of 24 news personalities found CBS’ Scott Pelley the most likable anchor while MSNBC’s Chris Matthews ran dead last just behind fellow MSNBC host Alex Wagner. The ranking is based on Q scores, a numerical value based on

Scott Pelley: Is Collins Jackie Robinson?

Scott Pelley: Is Collins Jackie Robinson?

After NBA basketball player Jason Collins came out on Monday, CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley asked CBS Sports anchor James Brown this question: “Is this a Jackie Robinson moment?” Brown, in response to the question, said Pelley’s comparison was a “fair

Media Taking Care in Early Election Coverage

Media Taking Care in Early Election Coverage

(AP) – In an impatient age of social media and instant communication, a close presidential election on Tuesday forced patience upon an army of journalists anxious for answers. Hours after some of the first polls closed, news organizations said most

Obama: 'A Flash Of Pure Fury' Over Budget

Obama: 'A Flash Of Pure Fury' Over Budget

CBS News: President Obama revealed quite a temper when budget talks were failing last year, according to a new book by Bob Woodward. Scott Pelley asks the President about a conversation he had with House Speaker John Boehner.

Obama: No Bipartisanship Without Tax Increases

Obama: No Bipartisanship Without Tax Increases

This morning on CBS’ Face the Nation, President Obama made clear that the centerpiece of his entire presidential campaign will be his Ahab-like quest to raise Americans’ taxes. Last year, Republicans signaled they were willing to raise some taxes in

Analysis: Partial Victory, Partial Defeat For AZ

Analysis: Partial Victory, Partial Defeat For AZ

The Supreme Court struck down three provisions of Arizona’s immigration law while upholding one other provision. To understand this better, Scott Pelley spoke with NYU law professor Richard Pildes on what the court’s decision means for law enforcement.

MSM Ignores CBO Report on Doubled Obamacare Costs

MSM Ignores CBO Report on Doubled Obamacare Costs

We all know network nightly newscasts are bad, but just how bad are they? The Congressional Budget Office released new cost estimates for Obamacare and, surprise, surprise, they’re about double what they said they would be when Democrats arm-twisted, bribed and lied

Two Years, Two Obamas

Somebody’s got to point out the ironies, hypocrisy, madness, and lies of President Obama, so here goes: July 13, 2009: Obama speaks at a rally for ObamaCare, and in response to a question, claims that his plan won’t “pull the

Biased Reporter to Anchor 'CBS Evening News'

Scott Pelley will take over the “CBS Evening News” anchor chair from Katie Couric, effective June 6, according to a story published on the network’s web site, but that’s no cause for excitement. Contrary to glowing comments made about the

Scott Pelley Taking Over for Couric as CBS Anchor

NEW YORK (AP) – CBS says Scott Pelley will take over as its evening news anchor, starting on June 6. The network on Tuesday announced the expected selection of Pelley, the veteran “60 Minutes” reporter, to replace Katie Couric on