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Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 04/23/2014

Sharyl Attkisson, Web reporter

What Web stories did CBS News take a pass on?

By Erik Wemple  |  04:42 PM ET, 04/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, CBS News, CBSNews.com, Fast and Furious, Obamacare, Sharyl Attkisson

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 04/21/2014

Sharyl Attkisson’s remarkable PR tour

CBS News says that it publishes stories without ‘fear or favor.’

By Erik Wemple  |  04:03 PM ET, 04/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill O'Reilly, CBS News, Fox News, Howard Kurtz, Sharyl Attkisson

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 04/21/2014

Sharyl Attkisson on hacked computers: ‘We’re making progress’

Former CBS News correspondents cites a ‘number of investigations’ on the topic.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:42 AM ET, 04/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS News, computers, Fox News, Howard Kurtz, Sharyl Attkisson

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 03/21/2014

Sharyl Attkisson paints CBS News as a bunch of cowards

But she doesn’t say who hacked her computers!

By Erik Wemple  |  02:18 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS News, Chris Stigall, Obama, President Obama, Sharyl Attkisson

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 03/13/2014

Sharyl Attkisson and CBS News: What happened?

There’s a disconnect in Sharyl Attkisson’s history with CBS News.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:25 PM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS News, Politico, Sharyl Attkisson

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 03/10/2014

Sharyl Attkisson leaves CBS News [Updated]

Will we ever find out what happened to her computers?

By Erik Wemple  |  03:06 PM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS News, Sharyl Attkisson

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 11/15/2013

CBS News’s under-siege Obamacare story: An explainer

Top Obamacare official ‘kept in the dark’? We’ll see.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:29 PM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS News, Henry Chao, HHS, Obamacare, Sharyl Attkisson

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 11/13/2013

CBS News: We ‘accurately’ quoted Obamacare official’s testimony

Outlet stands by reporting on security issues related to Healthcare.gov

By Erik Wemple  |  04:25 PM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS News, Gerald Connolly, Henry Chao, Obamacare, Sharyl Attkisson

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 11/13/2013

Another CBS News story comes under attack

Just what kind of story does a ‘first look at a partial transcript’ get you?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:53 PM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS News, Obamacare, Sharyl Attkisson

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 09/27/2013

CBS News’s Sharyl Attkisson (sort of) revisits computer intrusions

Does a piece for CBSNews.com distinguishing between permitted privacy intrusions and ‘illegal’ ones mean more is to come?

By Erik Wemple  |  10:44 AM ET, 09/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS News, computers, hacking, Sharyl Attkisson

Posted at 08:03 AM ET, 09/24/2013

CBS News’s Sharyl Attkisson: Hacking investigation ‘progressing’

Reporter says that she had ‘help” in figuring out that her computers had been compromised.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:03 AM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, CBS News, computers, Sharyl Attkisson

Posted at 06:22 PM ET, 09/11/2013

CBS News’s Attkisson: Gov’t won’t cough up Benghazi documents

Why so stingy on the Benghazi records, Obama administration?

By Erik Wemple  |  06:22 PM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Obama administration, Sharyl Attkisson

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 09/04/2013

CBS News’s Attkisson: ‘no new news’ on computer breaches

Answers, please!

By Erik Wemple  |  12:20 PM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS News, computers, Sharyl Attkisson

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 07/26/2013

Sharyl Attkisson's computer: The mystery persists

Back in June, Attkisson said she thought she knew who had intruded on her computers. OK, so how about telling us about it?

By Erik Wemple  |  04:05 PM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS News, computers, Sharyl Attkisson

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 07/09/2013

Sharyl Attkisson's computer: The enduring mystery

Waiting for word on a modern media whodunnit.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:39 PM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS News, Sharyl Attkisson

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 06/28/2013

Sharyl Attkisson's computer: Status quo

CBS News reporter said early last week that she thinks she knows the source of her computer intrusions. Will she tell us?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:36 PM ET, 06/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS News, computer, Sharyl Attkisson

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 06/21/2013

Sharyl Attkisson's computer: What's next?

It's unclear if CBS News is waiting to drop another big disclosure or if it's hoping this story will just go away.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:37 PM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS News, computer, Sharyl Attkisson

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 06/17/2013

CBS News's Attkisson: Computers woke up at night

Strange nocturnal activity, says Attkisson, tipped her off to intrusions.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:48 PM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS News, Sharyl Attkisson

Posted at 06:55 PM ET, 06/14/2013

Sharyl Attkisson's computer: What could have prompted breaches?

Would a U.S. government operative let Sharyl Attkisson know that her computer was being accessed?

By Erik Wemple  |  06:55 PM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS News, Sharyl Attkisson

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 06/14/2013

CBS News confirms multiple breaches of Sharyl Attkisson's computer

Investigation reveals data "exfiltration" as well as "methods to remove all possible indications of unauthorized activity."

By Erik Wemple  |  10:28 AM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS News, Sharyl Attkisson

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 05/31/2013

CBS News's Sharyl Attkisson decries "malicious-toned" post

Reporter declined to be interviewed prior to publication, then complained about the piece's tone. Can we ban that practice?

By Erik Wemple  |  12:57 PM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS News, Sharyl Attkisson

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 05/29/2013

Sharyl Attkisson and her 'compromised' computers

Why would a journalist announce a story before it's ready?

By Erik Wemple  |  03:07 PM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS News, Justice Department, Sharyl Attkisson