Quoting Dusty Saunders in the Rocky Mountain News:
|There’s another factor that could be having a negative effect: Couric displays an empathetic on-air personality.
When reporting the death toll in Iraq, she seems distressed. And when there’s good news in the economy, she often smiles.
Perhaps Couric needs to develop a style similar to that of the late Peter Jennings, who would report news — bad and good — in straightforward fashion.