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  Katie Couric | NewsBusters.org
Katie Couric withstood another barrage of negative attacks against her from her predecessor in the CBS anchor chair yesterday when Dan Rather denounced her for taking a "dumb it down, tart it up" approach to the news.
Discussing the G-8 summit with CBS's Jim Axelrod, Katie Couric on Wednesday night portrayed an “adamant” President George Bush as the antagonist causing Russian President Vladimir Putin to be “annoyed” about NATO plans to install a missile shield in Poland, a controversy, she fretted, that is distracting attention from global warming.
Katie Couric may be many things (don’t call her perky), but she’s not subtle.
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  Katie Couric - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Couric was born in Arlington, Virginia to Elinor Hene, a homemaker, and John Martin Couric Jr., a journalist at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the United Press in Washington.
Couric's reporting career began when she was hired by Stan Hooper as a desk assistant for the ABC News bureau in Washington, D.C., later joining CNN as an assignment editor.
Couric's husband, Jay Monahan, died of colon cancer in 1998 at the age of 42; today, she is a prominent spokeswoman for colon cancer awareness.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Katie_Couric   (1774 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Katie Couric
Katie Couric hugs country music singer Keith Urban Infotainment or soft news, refers to a part of the wider news trade that provides information in a way that is considered entertaining to its viewers, as evident by attraction of a higher market demographic.
Couric's husband died of colon cancer in 1998 at the age of 42; today, she is a prominent spokeswoman for colon cancer awareness.
Couric last renewed her contract with NBC in December 2001, signing a 4 1/2-year deal that sources said was worth about $60 million, one of the most lucrative in U.S.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Katie-Couric   (5376 words)

 Coulter Declares 'Slander' In Couric 'Today' Show Match
Katie Couric: To a right-wing telebimbo but one thing Ann Coulter has not been called is underneath stated in her latest book slander, liberal lies about the American right the controversial author takes on big media, big government, and most of all liberals.
Katie Couric: He said that young Ken Timmons, panting brace played occasional hookey from the White House speech writing department to help me build a chronology, and I was about to hire a full-time assistant, yes, it is the magic of Geneva had faded.
Katie Couric: Since I'm conducting this interview, one of the things you say is the religious right is misrepresented by the liberal media, that it isn't some organization that has club members, and that it's used to sort of freely buy liberals in the media.
www.anncoulter.org /specials/couric.htm   (1637 words)

 The Essential Katie Couric Photo Gallery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
In the photograph to the left, Katie Couric at age 2 on lap of sister Emily.
Katie Couric as member of Yorktown HS Cheerleader squad.
Katie Couric as a freshman at The University of Virginia.
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 The Kinky & Curious Case of Katie Couric's Legs
Katie Couric's legs are famous and desired because they are flaunted on tv, that peddler of false intimacy.
Katie Couric, puss in boots: This is what many men want with their fruit loops and coffee.
Katie Couric is the "Queen of Mean" to co-workers, and her ratings are plummeting.
www.tunc.biz /couric_fan.htm   (1720 words)

 UMHS Press Release: Katie Couric's Colonoscopy
Couric became a colonoscopy crusader of sorts after the death of her husband Jay Monahan from colon cancer at age 42.
Couric has since founded the National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance, part of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, and the Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health in New York.
Because Couric herself is healthy, like many of the adults who should be getting regular colonoscopies, her awareness campaign faced the challenge of exhorting people to have a test that many would rather avoid.
www.med.umich.edu /opm/newspage/2003/couric.htm   (1117 words)

 Katie Couric, Anchor, Managing Editor Of CBS Evening News; Correspondent, 60 Minutes - CBS News
Following Couric's on-air colonoscopy in 2000, a scientifically documented 20 percent increase was noted in the number of colonoscopies performed across the country.
Couric received the George Foster Peabody Award for her March 2000 series on colon cancer, which also led to NBC News receiving the 2001 RTNDA-Edward R. Murrow Award for Overall Excellence.
Couric began her broadcast journalism career as a desk assistant at ABC News in Washington, D.C. She was born in Arlington, Va. Couric was graduated with honors from the University of Virginia in 1979 with a bachelor's degree in English and a focus on American studies.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2006/07/06/eveningnews/bios/main1781520.shtml   (781 words)

 Poynter Online - Couric Confirms: She's Headed for CBS
Katie Couric is risking her television legacy to leave NBC's "Today" show and anchor the CBS evening news -- as a new poll shows that people would rather watch her in the morning.
Couric will not be the first woman to anchor "CBS Evening News." Connie Chung co-anchored the newscast from 1993 to 1995 with Dan Rather, but Couric is expected to anchor the program alone.
Couric's historic move to CBS marks a big change for male-dominated CBS News, which only included one woman as a regular correspondent for its premiere magazine program, "60 Minutes." It is also an historic event for network news generally.
www.poynter.org /content/content_view.asp?id=99422   (1571 words)

 USATODAY.com - 'Katie Couric Effect' boosts colonoscopy rates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
NBC Today show host Katie Couric is a veteran soldier in the battle for TV ratings, but a medical study says she's also a champion in the fight to increase colon cancer screenings.
Couric to get a number of Americans over the hurdle to get tested is doubly gratifying," says Fendrick, who studies the cost-effectiveness of medical care.
Couric became a colonoscopy advocate after the 1998 death of her husband, Jay Monahan, from colon cancer at age 42.
www.usatoday.com /news/health/2003-07-14-katie-usat_x.htm   (661 words)

 Online NewsHour: Katie Couric -- October 29, 1999
KATIE COURIC: Well, I've got one word why, and that's "money." The morning is an extremely lucrative time slot for network television and of course, if it's making money, everybody wants a slice of that pie.
KATIE COURIC: Well, I think we've seen dramatic changes in viewing habits just in the morning, and conversely, at night, that fewer people turn on Walter or Huntley and Brinkley -- obviously they can't turn on those anymore -- but they don't sit at the dinner table anymore.
KATIE COURIC: I think deal making is very dangerous in this business because you can be held hostage by a movie company, a publicist, an actor or an actress, an author, who wants maximum airtime but it gets into the editorial decision making where it's inappropriate.
www.pbs.org /newshour/media/morningnews/couric.html   (1443 words)

 katie couric colon cancer
March of 2000 by journalist Katie Couric, cancer activist Lilly Tartikoff, and the...
Katie Couric urges all Americans to gettested to safeguard your health against the...
Couric lost her husband, Jay Monahan, to colon cancer in 1998...
www.youramazinglife.com /cancercures/50/katie-couric-colon-cancer.html   (295 words)

 Katie Couric News
With a rebuilt newsroom behind her and new theme music from an Academy Award-winning composer, Katie Couric is set to make the most talked-about debut of the fall television season Tuesday on the 'CBS Evening...
Katie Couric's anchoring of the CBS Evening News, which starts Tuesday, will be a national story.
As Katie Couric begins her new job as anchor of "CBS Evening News," her role won't simply be about reporting what happens in the world.
www.topix.net /who/katie-couric   (686 words)

 Katie Couric Moves To CBS, 'Today' Co-host Leaves NBC To Anchor CBS Evening News - CBS News
Couric called her decision to join CBS News "the worst kept secret in America." She had been courted by Les Moonves, CBS Corporation President and CEO, and Sean McManus, President of CBS News and Sports.
Couric is said to be intrigued with the opportunities afforded by making a switch, especially the chance to return to hard news full time.
Katie Couric has announced that she will be leaving NBC's "Today" to work at CBS' "Evening News" and "60 Minutes." Couric has co-anchored "Today" for 15 years.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2006/04/05/national/main1472375.shtml   (847 words)

 Katie couric - CJR Daily: Katie Couric: Anything a Media Critic Wants Her to be
Katie Couric has filled in for Tom Brokaw on NBC Nightly News.
It is only one measure of Katie Couric's influence that her new job—evening news anchor—is the most prestigious in TV journalism.
Katie Couric began her career in television as a low-level assistant at ABC in 1979.
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 Article - Entertainment - Couric voices second thoughts
Katie Couric has admitted for the first time that switching from breakfast television to the evening anchor's seat at CBS might have been a bad move.
Couric came under intense scrutiny from the moment her deal was announced: Some CBS staffers didn't think she was serious enough for the job.
Keep going Katie its not a cross over and bring with you what you had type of position thats for sure however you have a dynamic personality and I still feel you have what it takes to do the CBS evening news with compassion and style.
www.ocregister.com /ocregister/entertainment/television/article_1758775.php   (1262 words)

 CNN.com - Katie Couric grounds frequent-flier romance - June 24, 2002
As music from the John Pizzarelli jazz trio filled the air at Manhattan's Regency Hotel in early June, Katie Couric and her TV executive beau, Tom Werner, sat down at about 8:15 p.m.
For Couric -- whose husband, Jay Monahan, died of colon cancer at age 42 in 1998 -- home is a sunny, four-bedroom apartment on Manhattan's Upper East Side, where her daughters, Ellie, 10, and Carrie, 6, go to school.
Couric, who has said she likes "being in a relationship," seems to have slipped easily back into her regular -- if now single -- routine.
www.cnn.com /2002/SHOWBIZ/TV/06/24/cel.couric/index.html   (499 words)

 Katie Couric Kills Guy
While it's unclear whether Couric had any previous police record, coworkers and pedestrians alike were shocked by the allegations she killed a guy.
Couric was in a bar and she killed a guy.
According to an official NBC statement, Couric has a good chance of beating out both Diane Sawyer and Barbara Walters for an exclusive interview with herself should she ever be charged or convicted.
www.bobfromaccounting.com /12_1203/katiecouric.html   (353 words)

 cbs2chicago.com - Katie Couric Bids Goodbye To 'Today'
The first tear was spotted in the corner of her eye as “Today” talked to six people she had interviewed—an inspiring school principal, a woman brutally raped in Central Park, survivors of the Columbine school shooting and the World Trade Center bombing and parents of a boy who had died of brain cancer.
Couric’s long goodbye began April 5, the 15th anniversary of her first day as Bryant Gumbel’s co-host on “Today,” when she announced that she would be leaving to accept CBS’ offer to replace Bob Schieffer on the evening news.
Couric said it was “the best job on television” and poked fun at Lauer, her TV mate since he replaced Gumbel in 1997.
cbs2chicago.com /seenon/topstories_story_151091430.html   (777 words)

 Billy Joel — Movin’ on - Newsmakers - MSNBC.com
Katie Couric: “You must be in the shape of your lives.
Katie Couric: “Billy, for you, I would think it would be very gratifying to watch a show like this, and to listen, basically, to your life’s work.
Katie Couric: “As you know, there’s been a lot of speculation you were drinking.
www.msnbc.com /news/915552.asp   (3078 words)

 Washington Speakers Bureau: Katie Couric
Katie Couric's vast experience in network reporting has given her an unequalled ability to present the newsworthy stories of today.
Katie will share with your audience her insight into the lives of individuals in the news and the stories behind the headlines gleaned from her roles as anchor of the CBS Evening News and NBC's Today.
The Questions That Matter: Katie Couric’s indomitable spirit and effervescent personality make her one of the most beloved figures in television history, even as she confronts and delivers the hard-hitting issues of the day.
www.washspkrs.com /speakers/speaker.cfm?SpeakerId=802   (330 words)

 NBC.com > Cast Biographies > Katie Couric   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
From 1987 to 1989, Couric was a general-assignment reporter at WRC-TV, the NBC Television Station in Washington, D.C. While there, she won an Emmy and an Associated Press Award for her work.
Couric has made colon cancer her focus both in her work and in her personal life.
Couric graduated with honors from the University of Virginia.
www.nbc.com /Dateline_NBC/bios/Katie_Couric.html   (550 words)

 The Amazing Katie Couric - Host Of The Today Show and maybe CBS News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
A day after Katie Couric announced she was leaving for CBS, NBC has chosen Meredith Vieira as Katie's replacement on the "Today" show.
Beloved by millions, Katie Couric has become one of the most recognizable and popular television news personalities.
The The National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance (NCCRA) was established in 1999 by Couric, Lilly Tartikoff and the Entertainment Industry Foundation to end the threat of colon cancer through education, new research and regular medical screenings.
www.geocities.com /couric_fan   (245 words)

 'Thank you for 15 great years' - Today - MSNBC.com
Katie Couric announces she'll be leaving the 'Today' show at the end of May. Read a transcript of her announcement on the show.
April 5: "Today" show host Katie Couric confirms that she is leaving the show after 15 years to become the first woman to anchor a major U.S. network evening newscast solo.
Couric: Well I know it's the worst kept secret in America, but I'm going to be working on the CBS Evening News and "60 Minutes" and I'm very excited about it, but I can't tell you how much I'm going to miss everybody.
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 Best Week Ever
A photo of new CBS anchorwoman Katie Couric depicts the media titan as a little less “periody” or “bloated” — 20 pounds thinner, according to the New York Post.
Katie Couric doesn’t take over the CBS Evening News until September (until then they won’t report the news– they’re just crossing thier fingers and hoping nothing happens), but people are already talking.
Katie recently joked that she’ll end the show with, “Peace out, homies,” but something tells me that’s not going to happen.
www.bestweekever.tv /tag/Katie+Couric   (717 words)

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