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Midterms: Mixed Reviews Of Couric

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Tom Shales says “Topic A backstage in Media Land” was this: “Would [Katie] Couric triumph or bumble anchoring this event?” Here are some answers:

> Washington Post: “Couric did perhaps appear a tad diminutive compared with her counterparts on the other major broadcast networks, but mainly because they are more experienced, and looked more familiar, in the anchor role…”

> Associated Press: “She was comfortably in charge at the hub of CBS’ team of correspondents as she guided viewers through ‘where things stand now…’”

> Orlando Sentinel: “Couric drew on a strong analytical team and turned frequently to former anchor Bob Schieffer…”

> Denver Post: “Couric let her colleagues do the heavy lifting…”

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