Did 60 Minutes do enough to regain viewer trust after false Benghazi report?

Did 60 Minutes do enough to regain viewer trust after false Benghazi report?


GWEN IFILL: Now: A media giant apologizes for getting its facts wrong.

Jeffrey Brown has that story.

LARA LOGAN, 60 Minutes: Tonight, you will hear for the first time from a security officer who witnessed the attack.

JEFFREY BROWN: That’s how “60 Minutes” correspondent Lara Logan introduced her October 27 report about the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. The assault on September 11, 2012, left Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans dead. The White House initially portrayed it as a protest gone bad, but it turned out to be an organized attack by militants tied to al-Qaida.

REP. DARRELL ISSA, R-Calif.: Our goal in this investigation is to get answers.

JEFFREY BROWN: From the start, Republicans charged cover-up, and the administration denied it.

Then came the 60 Minutes broadcast that focused on warnings that went unheeded and the sequence of events that night. Former security contractor Dylan Davies, using the pseudonym Morgan Jones, told Logan he was there, fighting the attackers.

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