CBS Reporter Lara Logan Hospitalized After "Brutal Sexual Assault" in Egypt

CBS News announced yesterday that Lara Logan, a star reporter known for her coverage of wars and crises, suffered a brutal beating and sexual assault last Friday while reporting on the crowds in Cairo's Tahrir Sqare celebrating the ouster of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. ...more

Thank you for writing about this and I will most definately keep her in my prayers.
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Sperm Trumps Vagina. WTF?

Teen Dating Violence

Teen dating abuse and violence is a growing problem; some recent reports in the media shed light on it and programs that have been set up to help address it....more

And That's the Way It Was: Remembering Walter Cronkite

The first time I saw Walter Cronkite in person was during the Chicago Democratic Convention of 1968. The one with the riots.  I was still working in the McCarthy Campaign then.  He was anchoring CBS coverage and some kind producer had taken pity on me and let me into the CBS suite at the Hilton. ...more

Hey Cynthia - I met Mr. Cronkite one time over lunch about a decade ago. It's a favorite ...more

Submit Your Children of the Recession Story to Katie Couric

Yesterday I represented BlogHer on a conference call with bloggers from the Silicon Valley Moms Blog, and Katie Couric. Couric wanted our help getting the word out about the issues being covered in CBS Reports' new series, Children of the Recession. ...more

You Go Girl: Katie Couric Wins Walter Cronkite Award

I am a news junkie. Even as a child it bugged me that women were not more prominent in the news. When Couric became the first solo woman anchor in the history of network evening news, some wondered who let the girl into the boys' club? She hasn't always been popular in that post, but something about her style makes her the top news anchor in my opinion.  ...more