7 Hours To Katie… A Whole New CBS

By Brian 

“When Katie Couric unveils her version of the CBS Evening News tonight, it will mark the beginning of a new era at the network,” Vaughn Ververs rightly recognizes in this Public Eye blog post. “…The changes that have taken place within the Tiffany halls go deeper than even all the breathless publicity and attention suggests.”

For example: Dan Rather, Andrew Heyward, Marcy McGinnis, and Jim Murphy are out. Katie Couric, Sean McManus, Paul Friedman, and Rome Hartman are in.

Ververs writes: “There is a definite ‘buzz’ around the broadcast center these days. It’s almost like a spring thaw after a cold winter of uncertainty.” Read the rest…