Katie Couric joins Yahoo! Is this her second wind or swan song?
Heidi Klum is getting her family ready for Christmas: they got their tree! In other news from the past week, everyone is still shocked about ‘Fast and Furious’ star Paul Walker’s death. Katie Couric talked to Glamour about leaving ABC … Continue reading »
Among the topics that came up when former “Today” host Bryant Gumbel appeared on Katie Couric‘s talk show this week was the drama surrounding Ann Curry‘s exit from the “Today” show. Gumbel said “there were a lot of missteps,” notingShow More Summary
Katie Couric recently spoke with Glamour.com about her new position as “the face of Yahoo News,” the power of online news, and why she admires Marissa Mayer. Katie on morning show segments: “Morning-show segments are often so short and they’ve … Continue reading »
She just announced her new position as anchor of Yahoo News and now Katie Couric reveals the real reason behind her big decision with Glamour.com. The 56-year-old journalist opened up about making the big move to internet-based newsShow More Summary
This week, Scotland has big news, Pakistan protests drones, Katie Couric gets a new job, and racism is everywhere. The word of the year is selfie. (via Oxford Dictionaries) Adam Levine is People Magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive. Man alive, indeed. (via People) Katie Couric works at Yahoo now? Yahoo should buy us. They bought every other […]
Marissa Mayer's two main predecessors both tried and failed to turn Yahoo into a content powerhouse. Why does Mayer, with no media experience, think she can do better?
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer had made a number of bold decisions ever since she took over as leader of the company, decisions such as the $1.1 billion acquisition of Tumblr and several other multi-million dollar acquisitions. The company also has a new logo now and has refreshed the look and feel of many of its services. Show More Summary
After cycling through all the major networks, except Fox, Katie Couric announced this week she would become the global anchor at Yahoo News. After the surprise wore off, the primary question was: Is this a bold claim on the future or a desperate gamble based on a discredited business model? It appears to be a marriage of convenience. Show More Summary
Katie Couric will join Yahoo as a “global anchor” beginning in 2014, and shoot news features to air on the site’s homepage, CEO Marissa Mayer announced in a Tumblr post today. Couric will also continue to host her talk show, “Katie,” which was just renewed for a second season. [Tumblr] The Connecticut State Attorney’s Office [...]
Today in Tech News Digest, Amazon has its warehouse working conditions investigated, Katie Couric ditches ABC for Yahoo, Google Shopping enjoys a makeover, Microsoft spells out its vision for the future, Google Translate edges closer...Show More Summary
Yahoo has been hiring hotshot journalists to boost its news cred, and Monday’s addition of Katie Couric could help with the company’s efforts to reinvigorate itself. But it has to get the content just right. TV news anchor Katie Couric...Show More Summary
What’s an Internet company like Yahoo doing with Katie Couric? And what’s Couric, one of TV’s best-known news personalities, doing with Yahoo? The online giant and the former “Today” show host formalized their courtship on Monday. Couric,...Show More Summary
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Katie Couric is joining Yahoo to anchor an expansion of the Internet company's video news coverage in a move that she hopes will help persuade other broadcast TV veterans to make the transition into online programming.
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Katie Couric is set to be the anchor of Yahoo's video news coverage. Her first story will be Why You Should Never Leave the Today Show.
For years, Yahoo has struggled with whether to define itself as a media company or a technology company. When Marissa Mayer was hired as CEO in mid-2012, some assumed it was a decisive verdict in favor of the latter, considering her technical background at Google and the fact she beat out Ross Levinsohn, who firmly focused on the media strategy. Show More Summary
It's 2013, and David Karp, David Pogue, and Katie Couric are now coworkers. Think about that. They're not sharing a stage at some boring conference or wacky variety show: they're part of the same baffling mission, and emblematic of just how confused and irrelevant Yahoo! has made itself. Read more...
When the news broke that Katie Couric was going to end her contract with ABC News and to become “global anchor” for Yahoo beginning next year, the immediate reaction focused on whether it was a good move–for Katie Couric. Yeah, it was...Show More Summary
Yahoo is on a media talent hunt to rival its startup acquisition spree. Marissa Mayer’s latest quarry: Katie Couric. Yahoo announced today that Couric will become the company’s “Global Anchor", leading "a growing team of correspondents...Show More Summary