The rest of the stuff we didn’t get to yesterday—ad agency G2 is “still alive” and adding staff, TVNewser asks how Cenk Uygur will do on MSNBC, Jim Lehrer plans to “drift away,” and more yesterday’s news….
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“This is not a succession plan in disguise,” says Linda Winslow, the executive producer of “NewsHour,” of the team’s decision to return to a two-anchor format and strike Jim Lehrer‘s name from the title. “What we were trying to accomplish was a more engaging program.”
NewsHour hasn’t yet had to lay off any employees, though salaries and hiring have been frozen since last year, the New York Times reports today. Still, as part of the shake-up, producers are searching for a correspondent to read the daily news summary and anchor daily Webcasts from the studio, someone who’s both new-media savvy and “a credentialed journalist.”
“NewsHour” is also changing to become something that doesn’t have to be watched front to back: “Many, many people simply don’t have the time to watch a one-hour broadcast of anything anymore,” Winslow said.