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Report: Lara Logan to Return to ’60 Minutes’ Early Next Year

lara logan benghazi reportPOLITICO is reporting that Lara Logan and producer Max McClellan will return to “60 Minutes” in early 2014.

Logan was placed on a leave of absence after her October 27 Benghazi report was discredited and a CBS internal report found the story “deficient in several respects.”

CBS News Chairman and EP of “60 Minutes” Jeff Fager held a meeting with show staffers on December 5, according to POLITICO, where he answered questions about the botched report and indicated he didn’t know how long Logan and her producer would be off-air. Read more

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A Round of Golf to Raise Money and Awareness After Sudden Death of CBS Newser

CBS Newsers turned out at the Bowling Green Golf Club in Oak Ridge, NJ today to raise funds for the American Heart Association in honor of longtime CBS News editor Tom McEneny.

McEneny, who’d worked for CBS News for 35 years mostly on “Evening News,” had dreamed of working on “60 Minutes.” His dream came true last April when he edited his first piece for the show. He died the next month of a heart attack.

CBS News chairman Jeff Fager, who played in the tournament, presented a check for $10,000 to Renee Helfenstein of the northern New Jersey chapter of American Heart Association. Also pictured, is Susan McEneny, Tom McEneny’s widow. In total, $17,000 was raised.

The Ticker: Hemmer, Orman, Tedesco….

> Hamptons weekend resident and Fox News anchor Bill Hemmer will be hosting the 13th Annual Heart of the Hamptons Gala Saturday. The event honors FNC medical expert Dr. Isadore Rosenfeld for his work in cardiac care.

> CNBC’s Suze Orman hosts a special July 4th episode of her show honoring the men and women in the U.S. military. Orman takes questions from the troops in the U.S. and overseas focusing on topics including home ownership, saving for retirement and credit card debt.

> PRNewser has the internal memo announcing the promotion of 14-year CBS PR veteran, Kevin Tedesco. Tedesco, who works mainly with “60 Minutes,” was named executive director, communications.