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Yahoo Gives Katie Couric $4 Million Raise to Do What She's Always Done

Roughly a year and a half ago, Yahoo dot com hired Katie Couric to do some stuff for them. Since then, Couric has landed some high-profile interviews, which has apparently warranted her a pay bump from $6 million a year to $10 million a year, despite the lack of originality in her content or an indication that a lot… » 6/15/15 5:00pm 6/15/15 5:00pm

Katie Couric Left Vegas Before the Fight Because Mayweather Sucks

It may have looked like every celebrity in the country paid thousands of dollars to watch two bad men slug each other over the weekend, but at least one didn’t show up. Katie Couric and her husband John Molner arrived in Las Vegas with tickets to the Pacquiao-Mayweather fight, but flew back to New York before it even… » 5/05/15 10:10am 5/05/15 10:10am

Mitt Romney Doesn't Think 'Binders Full of Women' Lost Him Any Votes

In an interview this week with world softball-question champion Katie Couric, two-time loser Mitt "Mittens" Romney says he's not running for president again because it doesn't "feel right." He also doesn't believe that "binders full of women" lost him any votes, although he does wish "I would have said that… » 3/19/15 5:20pm 3/19/15 5:20pm

The News Sorority: The Media Book That Drove the Media Wild

"Katie Couric on Diane Sawyer: 'I Wonder Who She Blew This Time'" reads one headline. "HATE-Y COURIC" proclaims another. Not to be outdone: "EXCLUSIVE: Betrayal, jealousy, and bitterness: New book reveals the vicious rivalry between Diane Sawyer and Barbara Walters - and how Diane ran newsroom like an imperial court… » 10/17/14 3:50pm 10/17/14 3:50pm

Bitchy Newspaper Runs Dubious Story About Bitchy Female Journos

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… » 6/17/14 5:45pm 6/17/14 5:45pm

Self Does Damage Control Over Tutu-Wearing Cancer Survivor

Self magazine is having a rough week dealing with the fall out from their decision to inadvertently make fun of women running a marathon in tutus who were battling cancer. That struggle was made very clear on Katie Tuesday, during an interview with one of the women at the receiving end of their criticism, Monika… » 4/02/14 1:40pm 4/02/14 1:40pm

This Is How (and How Not) to Talk About Trans Issues

Yesterday on Katie, Katie Couric hosted trans activists Laverne Cox (of Orange Is the New Black) and Carmen Carrera (the model most famous from her stint on RuPaul's Drag Race). The women's discussion on trans issues was productive and eye-opening, but not without the occasional — and major — misstep. » 1/07/14 12:10pm 1/07/14 12:10pm

Lindsay Lohan Is Writing a Book About Rehab, Obviously

Lindsay Lohan, your favorite movie star who no longer does movies (after Christian Slater, obviously), is now doing books. Apparently, several publishers are really interested in a book project Lindz started working on in rehab — a YA series about a young paleontologist who finds a portal in the Natural History… » 12/15/13 11:30am 12/15/13 11:30am