CBS News chief foreign correspondent Lara Logan battles here phobia for crappy women’s mags to step up and accept a GLAMOUR ‘woman of the year’ award for 2007. Logan apparently had a change of heart when she discovered the magazine was also helping to fund charities like Empowering Hands,

“How can you show people reality if you don’t go see it yourself?” Bearing personal witness to “the cruel reality” of war is, she says, “what I was put on earth to do.” link… “I can’t wait to get back to Baghdad. New York has done me in.” link

You can watch the Gala highlights on the GLAMOUR website. The French journalist Mariane Pearl, wife of murdered Wall Street Journal journalist Daniel Pearl, and the woman whose life is portrayed in the recent film A Mighty Heart was also awarded.