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2008-08-19 09:00:45

By DAVID BAUDER By David Bauder The Associated Press NEW YORK As the red light switched off and her program went into a commercial, Laura Ingraham's face dissolved from a smile into a frown - then, a look of pure disgust. In a nine-minute video clip of on-set behavior at Fox News Channel, Ingraham radiates hate at everyone around her. There's a word misspelled on her teleprompter, her script makes no sense, a stranger hanging around annoys her, a producer is talking too loudly in...

2008-07-27 18:00:27

By FIONA McINTOSH THE world's highest paid American TV news presenter Katie Couric (left) moans that at 51 years old she's become a victim of sexism. As Katie is paid pounds 7.5million a year, more than double that of her male rival, I'd like to be a victim of that kind of sexism, too. Bring it on, boys. (c) 2008 Sunday Mirror; London. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2008-07-20 15:00:24

CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric says she doesn't intend to part ways with the U.S. network despite reports of her ratings struggles. Couric said while CBS' evening broadcast has fallen behind its counterparts at NBC and ABC, she does not plan on leaving the media group in the near future, the New York Daily News reported Saturday. I have no plans to leave any time soon. I'm very committed to the people here and the product, Couric said Friday. CBS News President Sean McManus echoed...

2008-06-22 00:00:16

Katie Couric, the multimillion-dollar CBS anchorwoman, is in trouble with New York state over a $210.41 tax bill, a spokesman said. Couric allegedly owes the money from 2003, the New York Daily News reported. A spokesman told the newspaper that the state Division of Taxation sent bills to an address where Couric does not live. I'm sure this will be handled promptly if it hasn't been already, Matthew Hiltzik said. As a final step, the state sent Couric a tax warrant -- to the same wrong...

2008-06-21 09:00:30

By MATEA GOLD By Matea Gold Los Angeles Times NEW YORk Every weekday evening, Katie Couric is the picture of sobriety on the "CBS Evening News." Viewers who miss the impish humor the anchor exhibited on "Today" probably don't know that it's still possible to catch glimpses of Couric, unplugged - and in a medium that's light-years away from the staid environs of broadcast news. Since February, Couric quietly has been uploading videos to her own channel on YouTube. The clips - 33 so...

2006-04-05 06:53:37

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Katie Couric announced her departure from NBC's "Today" show on Wednesday and said she would join rival CBS. Couric announced she was leaving the show at the end of May after serving 15 years as host, longer than any other anchor of the morning show. Couric said she would join the CBS "Evening News" and "60 Minutes."

2006-04-05 06:51:16

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Katie Couric announced her departure from NBC's "Today" show on Wednesday and said she would join rival CBS. Couric announced she was leaving the show at the end of May after serving 15 years as host, longer than any other anchor of the morning show. Couric said she would join the CBS "Evening News" and "60 Minutes."

2006-04-05 06:50:19

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Katie Couric announced her departure from NBC's "Today" show on Wednesday and said she would join rival CBS. Couric announced she was leaving the show at the end of May after serving 15 years as host, longer than any other anchor of the morning show. Couric said she would join the CBS "Evening News" and "60 Minutes."


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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