CBS: Logan was beaten, sexually assaulted in Cairo

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While covering the jubilation in Tahrir Square for a "60 Minutes" story, Lara Logan was separated from her crew, surrounded by a mob "and suffered a brutal and sustained sexual assault and beating before being saved by a group of women and an estimated 20 Egyptian soldiers," CBS News says on its website. The reporter is back in the United States and in the hospital recovering. || Read CPJ's statement about the attack. || Earlier stories on journalists and sexual assaults by Mallary Jean Tenore and Judith Matloff.

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    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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