THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING
From left, senior broadcast producer Mary Murphy, executive producer Josh Howard, senior vice president for prime time Betsy West, and producer Mary Mapes. (AP, Reuters File Photos)

4 fired at CBS for report on Bush

Lack of scrutiny, rush to broadcast found

By Mark Jurkowitz
Globe Staff / January 11, 2005

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Four months after it aired the now-infamous "60 Minutes Wednesday" segment that used disputed documents to raise questions about President Bush's service record, CBS fired four employees yesterday and released a scathing independent postmortem that describes the story's journalistic failings. (Full article: 1317 words)

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