below the belt, Decline and Fall
Katie Couric is to head to ABC, ending widespread speculation to that effect, announced the network today. The former CBS Evening News anchor is to, this summer, “anchor specials, contribute interviews, participate in special events coverage and bring her many talents to bear on some of the most important and interesting stories of Read More
Decline and Fall
Paul Freidman, CBS executive vice president for news, flew to London earlier this week to layoff some of the network’s cameramen at the London Bureau (according to Page Six, one of these men was battling cancer).
The most recent cuts in London follow broader tightening over the last two years at CBS News Read More
Another round of layoffs is coming to CBS News this fall, according to The Daily Beast’s Rebecca Dana.
The network is already in tough shape after cutting 100 jobs in February. This summer Katie Couric’s CBS Evening News saw its worst ratings in 20 years. Nobody at the news network Read More
On the evening of Monday, Feb. 1, Katie Couric, anchor of the CBS Evening News, was wearing red. For the next half-hour, she tore through the headlines. There were allegations of bigotry among the federal air marshals in the U.S., an American church group accused of trafficking children in Haiti, faulty gas pedals in Toyotas, Read More
As a rule of thumb, it’s never a good thing to have a picture of your news organization’s managing editor at the top of the Drudge Report.
But last week, that’s exactly where CBS found themselves. To wit: On Tuesday, June 9, Mr. Drudge posted a photo of Katie Couric at the top of the Read More
Last night on the CBS Evening News, as part of the excellent ongoing series, "Presidential Questions," CBS News’ Katie Couric asked both presidential candidates about the last time they had cried and why.
OBAMA: This one is pretty easy. It was Malia, my 10-year-old daughter’s birthday party. We Read More
Earlier today, Katie Couric caught up with Senator John McCain and Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, who were campaigning in Ohio.
At one point during the interview, Ms. Couric asked about an apparent difference in positions between the two politicians on the same ticket.
"Over the weekend, Gov. Palin, you said the U.S. should Read More
Ever since word of Katie Couric’s supposed lame-duck status at CBS News spread far and wide across the Internet last month, the ratings at her evening news show have continued to drop.
Now, Steve Krakauer at TV Newser is reporting that CBS Evening News with Katie Couric hit a new low Read More
In the new issue of The New Yorker, television critic Nancy Franklin takes a look at Katie Couric’s performance on "The CBS Evening News."
"Couric’s interpretation of the role of anchor led her to repress the qualities that drew people to her in the first place, and she Read More
With all her years of experience in front of the camera, one would think Katie Couric might stash the snark when preparing to go live. Not so.
In this clip, after complaining about her crappy microphone, Ms. Couric, 51, goes on to joke that “Giuliani’s dead,” pretending to decapitate herself. After a few more moments Read More