We doubt Scott Pelley will be getting a Christmas card from Roger Ailes next year.
The CBS Evening News Anchor criticized his rivals in general and Fox News
in particular, while at the same time describing his own newscast as an island of calm in a sea of absurdity.
In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter Pelley smacks Fox News for revealing the true identity of Mark Owen (real name: Matt Bissonnette), a member of the SEALS team involved in the raid on Osama Bin Laden's compound in Pakistan, who had written a book about the raid.
"I cannot think of a reason journalistically that you would expose an undercover operator for the United States in that way. I cannot think [of] any public interest that was served, and now his life is in danger, the lives of all of his family members and extended family are in danger", Pelley told the Reporter.
Fox had argued that anyone writing such a book should have no expectation of privacy.