Accuracy in Media

60 Minutes Devotes Segment to Attack on Betsy DeVos

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos survived an avalanche of teachers’ union-approved questions and even managed to turn the tables on Lesley Stahl in a segment on 60 Minutes Sunday. “Why have you become, people say, the most hated cabinet secretary?” Stahl asked. “I’m not so sure exactly how that happened. But I think there are […]

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’60 Minutes’ Book Omits Sexual Harassment at CBS

The New York Times reported Tuesday that 60 Minutes executive producer Jeff Fager was apparently so bothered that the original author of the show’s 50th-anniversary book, “Fifty Years of 60 Minutes,” interviewed subjects about the treatment of women in the workplace that he took over the project himself leading to a book largely devoid of […]

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Megyn Kelly Falls Flat in NBC Debut

Megyn Kelly may have been a ratings powerhouse at Fox News, but without the support of her loyal conservative audience, her new show on NBC, Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly, limped into third place in total viewers, finishing behind a rerun of 60 Minutes. Kelly and 60 Minutes—which finished second—both lost out to Jimmy Kimmel Live Game […]

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Scott Pelley Becomes Latest CBS Evening News Casualty

Scott Pelley, who couldn’t lift the CBS Evening News out of its perennial third-place ratings finish, is being replaced, according to news reports. Pelley, who has been with CBS since 1989, will remain with the network as a full-time correspondent for “60 Minutes.” CBS is expected to make an official announcement this week and will reportedly […]

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Oprah Winfrey Joins “60 Minutes” as Special Contributor

Oprah Winfrey has been hired by CBS News as a special contributor to “60 Minutes,” the show’s executive producer Jeff Fager announced this morning via a press release. “There is only one Oprah Winfrey,” said Fager. “She has achieved excellence in everything she has touched. Her body of work is extraordinary, including thousands of interviews […]

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May 2018

5/24/2018 - ’60 Minutes’ Journalist: Here’s Why Democrats Think the Press is on Their Side

April 2018

4/7/2018 - Lawyer Calls CBS ‘Conservative’ for Not Airing Full Stormy Daniels Interview

March 2018

3/12/2018 - 60 Minutes Devotes Segment to Attack on Betsy DeVos

December 2017

12/6/2017 - ’60 Minutes’ Book Omits Sexual Harassment at CBS

August 2017

8/1/2017 - Better to Denigrate Author Than Write About Hillary’s Uranium Scandal

June 2017

6/6/2017 - Megyn Kelly Falls Flat in NBC Debut

May 2017

5/31/2017 - Scott Pelley Becomes Latest CBS Evening News Casualty

January 2017

1/31/2017 - Oprah Winfrey Joins “60 Minutes” as Special Contributor

1/6/2017 - Former Chicago Officer Told ’60 Minutes’ that Cops are Stepping Back after Viral Videos

November 2016

11/15/2016 - CBS’s Lesley Stahl: Trump “Has a Deep Animosity to the Press”

June 2016

6/28/2016 - Remember when CBS Edited Obama’s On Camera Response to Benghazi?

December 2013

12/10/2013 - Dan Rather Still Clinging to His Fake Bush National Guard Story

August 2012

8/14/2012 - “60 Minutes” Omits Ryan’s Comments on Medicare