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2006-09-05 19:05:59

By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK (Reuters) - Television sweetheart Katie Couric debuted on Tuesday as "CBS Evening News" anchor and the first woman to solo host a newscast on one of the country's three major broadcast networks. Following in the footsteps of hard newsmen Walter Cronkite and Dan Rather, who separately anchored "CBS Evening News" from 1962 to 2005, Couric's debut followed three months of hype since she left NBC's "Today" morning show after 15 years. Wearing a white jacket...

2006-07-30 21:07:31

By Paul Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - With last week's hiring of producers Jim Murphy and Tom Cibrowski to lead ABC's "Good Morning America," the final moves have been made in what has turned out to be anything but the dog days of summer for the news biz. The latest round of the seismic shifts in TV news began in April, when Katie Couric announced she would leave NBC's "Today" to make history as anchor of the "CBS Evening News." It's a decision that has sent shock waves...

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