Lara Logan Speaking at Rocky Mountain College
We all have our complaints about the state of the mainstream news media in this day in age...but Lara Logan is one of the best you'll find in the business. She's a hard-charging war correspondent who actually gets out on the ground and tells the stories that need to be told.
Lara Logan is actually coming to Billings, Montana. She'll be headlining the Presidential Lecture Series at Rocky Mountain College on November 14th.
For those of you who may not be familiar with Lara Logan, here's more about her background from Rocky's website:
Lara Logan is an accomplished investigative journalist who specializes in reporting from the front lines of many conflicts, including the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Throughout her career, Logan has confronted the harsh and dangerous realities of war, conflict, and global change. Logan, a native of Durban, South Africa, spent the past 16 years working for CBS News and 60 Minutes. In 2019, Logan joined the Sinclair Broadcast Group as a special correspondent.
As one of the world's best foreign correspondents, Logan has won multiple awards including Emmys, the Edward R. Murrow Award, and the Alfred I. duPont–Columbia University Award.
For those of you who caught Tuesday's Montana Talks, we played a clip where Lara Logan tears into the bias of the mainstream media.
Logan is one of the nation's most respected journalists. She's a former CBS News foreign correspondent whose work often appeared on 60 Minutes.
Newsbusters.org mentions this highlight from her appearance on the "Mike Drop" podcast:
LOGAN: I didn’t even notice there was a bias in the media. People would say it to me all the time and I argued passionately and ferociously against that because I really believed when we do it well, and the majority of serious journalists were all trying to do their best to overcome those biases and rely on the facts and good systems. We have a few conventions — because they are not really rules — but you need at least two first-hand sources for something, right? Those things help keep your work to a certain standard. Those standards are out the window. I mean, you read one story or another and hear it and it’s all based on one anonymous administration official, former administration official. That’s not journalism. That’s horseshit. Sorry. That is absolute horseshit.
Here's the full video of Mike Ritland's podcast with Lara Logan:
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