But Can Ann Curry, Woman, Have It All?

146389812 But Can Ann Curry, Woman, Have It All?

Don’t worry, it’s almost over.

 

Here’s the Paula Froelich, formerly of Page Six, take on Today host Ann Curry‘s ouster. (She hasn’t been wrong yet.)

“Meredith Viera has turned down Today job – it was offered to her – she said no thanks…  Ann Curry went on air yesterday – even though Today had told Hoda Kotb to do the morning. Ann showed up and was like “Thats still my job!” … #Today plan was to have [SavannahGuthrie take over – Hoda fill in for a fw weeks so that viewers do not blame Guthrie for Ann leaving #NBC.” [Paula Froelich]

The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal agree that the Today shake up is just one example of NBC franchises losing ground to competitors. [NY TimesWSJ]

In fact, some might say Ms. Curry’s better off not having to put up with Today-grade fluff. [Jezebel]

The Atlantic‘s provocative cover story about whether or not women can have it all, including a baby and a briefcase, was such a national event that it made the front page of the New York Times today. Jodi Kantor reports that Facebook exec Sheryl Sandberg (who gets a negative mention in the article) emailed author Anne Marie Slaughter after it came out, saying she wanted to discuss it further. [NY Times]

VICE and the Paris Review got together for a party in the Paris Review’s office and the VICE kids stole stuff. Classic. [NY Post]

WNYC hired New York Times associated managing editor Jim Schachter to be VP of news. [Fishbowl]

New York Times Co. added a technologically minded duo, MIT media lab director Joichi Ito and Mardona venture capitalist Brian McAndrews, to its board. [Bloomberg]

News Corp. scion James Murdoch sat next to NBA Commissioner David Stern during Game 5 of the NBA Finals. Hacking, schmacking. [Deadspin]

Washington Post managing editor Elizabeth Spayd plans on leaving at some point. But who doesn’t? [Politico]

Politico’s at a business crossroads that might compromise its founding editorial principles, plus some of its stars’ contracts are up after the election. [Capital NY]

 24/7 Wall Street predicts Salon.com and Current TV will be dead by 2013. It’s a gloomy prediction, but the good news is they’re not as accurate as Paula Froelich. [24/7 Wall Street]