A little over three years after the launch of "The Kelly File," here she is in a league by herself as a TV news personality. There is no one even close. That's an incredible ascent, and I do not claim to have expected that.
In these days of news cycles measured in minutes, if not seconds, the Katie Couric scandal may seem almost as stale as Katie Couric herself. But bear with me. It's a big deal, and not just because she lied. But let's begin with the lie.
If you have to take an admissions test to go to college and a driver's test to get a license, why is it that you can run for president of the United States and leader of the free world without any qualifying measures? The stakes are too high and the American people deserve better.
Out of all of the things I have read and written and said myself on radio, TV and video about Brian Williams the past five days, the one phrase that keeps rattling around in my head is Williams saying on Saturday, ¿As managing editor of NBC Nightly News, I have decided to take myself off of my daily broadcast for the next several days.¿
Join the war on human trafficking I know you are going to say ¿ "What does this subject matter have to do with seniors?" Human trafficking is happening in our own backyard, throughout our country and around the world.
Sharon and Lexie Love, mother and sister of Yeardley Love, who was murdered by an ex-boyfriend, will be interviewed Thursday on "Katie," the new syndicated show hosted by former CBS anchorwoman Katie Couric.
On Sept. 11 and 12, 2008, ABC News aired Charlie Gibson's interviews with vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin. They marked the beginning of the end for one of the most woefully unqualified and dangerous candidates ever put forth for the second highest office in the land.
But today, the 43-year-old performer, who returns to talk TV this month with ¿The Ricki Lake Show,¿ looks back and says: If only she had been able to understand what she had and what she might have done with all her clout at the time.
With the debut of her new syndicated talk show fast approaching, Katie Couric is out on the hustings promoting it at some of the many stations that have signed on. Monday, she sat down for an interview in at WMAR-TV (Channel 2) in Baltimore.
"Good Morning America"co-host George Stephanopoulos used the adjective "staggering" to describe the response to his on-air partner Robin Roberts' announcement this week that she has a blood disease and needs a bone marrow transplant.