Scott Pelley: We're getting the Big Stories Wrong

Scott Pelley isn't afraid to talk about the elephant in the room.

The CBS Anchor spoke Quinnipiac University and he said the the news media is getting the "big stories wrong, over and over again."

Pelley stood before the students and cast stones and the media for making so many mistakes on big stories. The newsman also tossed a few stones his way. 

He blamed himself for making a bad mistake while covering Newtown school shootings.

He also took a swipe at websites Twitter, Facebook saying they were not journalism, they are gossip.

Pelley talks about the medias obsession to be first on the story. "If you're first, no one will ever remember, if you're wrong no one will ever forget."

Here are the highlights of his speech: