Monday, January 10, 2005
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Finally: Four Are Fired at CBS Over Bush Memos

CBS Fires 4 After Bush Guard Story Review By DAVID BAUDER CNN: CBS ousts four over Bush Guard story [Hire us please!] CBS News on January 10, 2005 said it will fire four employees for their roles in an erroneous story broadcast during the presidential campaign about President Bush's National Guard service record. CBS, owned by Viacom Inc., said it reached its decision after an independent panel of investigators conducted a review. 60 Minutes Wednesday executive producer Josh Howard(L), Senior Vice President Betsy West(R), and senior broadcast producer Mary Murphy were asked to resign while Mary Mapes, the producer of the story, has been terminated according to the network. Howard and West are seen in these undated publicity photos. Photo by Cbs/Reuters [Hire me too!] Mary Mapes, the producer involved in the flawed CBS report. New York Treason Times: Panel Finds CBS News Rushed Report on Bush's Guard Record By JACQUES STEINBERG and BILL CARTER Statement From Media Research Center President L. Brent Bozell on the Actions of CBS News MRC: Dan Rather in Crisis Drudge Report: RATHER STAYS HOME; EXECUTIVES SPLIT; MOONVES LOOKS TOWARDS FUTURE