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Weekend Web Watch, Part Two: Serious to Joyful

By Chris Lombardi
Stepping up for hard truths: At WVFC, we’ve long noticed some power women calling the alarm about sexual assault in the military, including California Rep. Susan Davis, Col. Ann Wright, and Helen Benedict, author of The Lonely Soldier.  Today we add another, with a bigger microphone: CBS’ Katie Couric, who came through today with a searing report on the latest…
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Newsflash: Couric Wins Cronkite Award

By Women's Voices For Change
The award was named for “Uncle Walter,” but last night belonged to the most influential woman in the nightly news. At the Annenberg Norman Lear Center at the University of Southern California, CBS News managing editor Katie Couric won a Special Achievement for National Impact on the 2008 Campaign. The awards jury honored Couric for her  “extraordinary, persistent and detailed…
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In Crisis, Campbell Brown, Katie Couric, Barbara Ehrenreich Speak Truth to Power

By Womens Voices for Change
A spoonful of sugar helps the hard truth come out? Recent weeks have seen surprising resurgences for women broadcasters most of us had dismissed for being confined to lifestyle stories. CNN’s Campbell Brown, 40, has recently grilled campaign spokespersons from both parties by sweetly refusing incomplete answers. Meanwhile, the much-slammed 51-year-old Katherine Anne Couric has, in the words of Radar…
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News Mix:Couric and CBS Snag Big Award; Times’ NYTimes’ Jane Gross Blogs For Boomers and Aging Parents; Four-Star General Cheered by Peers; Your Resume Can Look Younger; Michelle Obama’s Staying Power; Ashley Judd Listens in the Congo

By Womens Voices for Change
CBS Women Knock One Out of the Park: Despite a year that threatened to usher Katie Couric, 51, out of the anchor chair at CBS News, she and her team won the Edward R. Murrow Award yesterday, for their August 9 broadcast and for continued coverage of the war in Iraq.  In a statement, CBS Evening News Executive Producer Rick…
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