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Vargas “Struggled To Keep Her Job”

“Considering the contract rejiggering required to keep everyone pacified through this move,” yesterday’s ABC announcement “may have been the most expensive press release in the history of television news,” the Observer’s Rebecca Dana writes.

She notes that “days ago,” Elizabeth Vargas “was still planning to take a lightning-quick maternity leave and then head straight back to her anchor chair.” And: “According to network sources,” Vargas “had been struggling to keep her job in recent weeks…”

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