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Posts on ‘April 5th, 2006’

CBS Buys Anchor Talent but Shortchanges Future

I realize it’s only about money. The $15-million-per-year Katie Couric will anchor CBS News’ evening headlines program, and CBS figures her presence will pay for itself and more. She’s a talented journalist, to be sure. But her hiring is so, well, 20th Century. CBS is competing for something that is disappearing. I’d have put the […]