This Job Isn’t What Katie Couric Wanted

By Brian 

Stop what you’re doing. Read (or at least skim) New York’s piece on Katie Couric. Then come back here.

Key paragraph: “Would she have taken the job if she had known it would turn out this way? Couric hesitates. If Moonves had offered her the job she’s doing today, she admits, she would have thought twice about it.”

“It would have been less appealing to me,” she says. “It would have required a lot more thought.”

Other can’t-miss details: the new set cost $2.9 million; Couric “was also taken aback by CBS’s ragged infrastructure: The women’s bathroom was so filthy and run-down she demanded it be renovated;” and Couric wasn’t allowed to go to Afghanistan or Iraq this year…