Sheila Weller's book The News Sorority: Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour—and the (Ongoing, Imperfect, Complicated) Triumph of Women in TV isn't even out yet and it's being used by media outlets to tear down the very women the book covers. This is especially rough to watch given that the point of the book is to explore how difficult it was for these women to become successes in the first place because of gossipy stories with headlines like "HATE-Y COURIC."
Capital New York draws our attention to a New York Daily News cover story from Sunday that alleges that Weller's new book includes many excerpts about what bitches Katie Couric and Diane Sawyer are. They've specifically focused on Couric, explaining that the issues she's having with her Yahoo web video series is just history repeating herself, given the trouble she had when she moved over to CBS as a nightly news host. Gossip they're focused on: that Couric compared herself to Hillary Clinton, received a great deal of resentment because of her high paycheck and was generally a bitch at CBS: