Lara Logan takes Leave of Absence over Benghazi Reporting

Lara Logan has been suspended by CBS News due to erronious reporting on Benghazi during 60 Minutes. (Media Credit: Lara Logan)

CBS News says that Lara Logan will be taking a leave of absence due to an internal investigation that revealed serious errors in her reporting on the Benghazi attack.

Lara Logan has been suspended by CBS News due to erronious reporting on Benghazi during 60 Minutes. (Media Credit: Lara Logan)
Lara Logan has been suspended by CBS News due to erroneous reporting on Benghazi during 60 Minutes. (Media Credit: Lara Logan)

The moves follow weeks of criticism directed at “60 Minutes” for the report, which aired on the program and was based on an interview with a hired security agent, Dylan Davies, who CBS News later said lied to them in the report.

Beyond Ms. Logan, the review could have implications for the leadership of Jeffrey Fager, the chairman of CBS News, who is also the executive producer of “60 Minutes.” Mr. Fager sent an email to the staff Tuesday, saying: “As executive producer, I am responsible for what gets on the air. I pride myself in catching almost everything, but this deception got through and it shouldn’t have. Read More: New York Times

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