Revolving Door: ‘Good Afternoon America,’ magazine covers, and more

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ABC News will launch a nine-week hour-long program called Good Afternoon America, an extension of GMA, starting July 9. Josh Elliott and Lara Spencer will host with special appearance by other GMA newscasters. The show will air at 2 p.m. ET.

And NBC News anchor and TODAY show weekend anchor Amy Robach has moved toABC News.

The magazine cover takes on renewed significance. [via AdWeek]

Katie Couric at the University of Virginia commencement: ““Some said I lacked ‘gravitas,’ which I’ve since decided is Latin for ‘testicles.’” [via TVNewser]

Franklin Foer has rejoined The New Republic as editor.

News Corp is hanging on to its British papers despite the hacking scandal. Rebekah Brooks is angry about the charges against her related to the scandal, and said so. Also, there’s going to be a movie about her. And Roger Ailes is making deal talk with the AP, and also bashing them.

Hulu has announced its plans for original programming to air this summer. [via SocialTimes]

More changes from the media world:

Amanda Ross has been named fashion director at Departures. She had been fashion director at W Hotels. (FishbowlNY)

Lisa Hintelmann has been named UK contributing entertainment director at Elle. She will continue as editorial projects director at Esquire. (mb)

Melissa Cronin has been named senior gossip editor at The Daily. She had been deputy news editor at Star. (mb)

Ivan Pereira has been named staff reporter at AM New York. He had been freelance reporter at The New York Times. (mb)

Michelle Beadle has been named co-host at Access Hollywood. She had been co-anchor at SportsNation. (TVNewser)

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