The Continuing Decline of Couric: Off to Yahoo! As Talk Show Wraps Up

November 24th, 2013 7:31 AM
The TV career of Katie Couric has been a long decline since she left NBC for an unsuccessful stint in Dan Rather's anchor chair at the CBS Evening News. The Hollywood Reporter suggests Couric is negotiating an exit with ABC News as she's wooed by Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer to become a "global news anchor" for Yahoo! News, whatever that means. That's the kind of title you…

Report: Yahoo CEO (and Her Former Employer Google) Insist That New Hir

March 26th, 2013 7:58 PM
Sometimes one learns interesting things perusing stories at tech web sites. A report by Michelle Maisto at Eweek about Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has one nugget of information which has been out there for a while, and another which I believe hasn't been and still isn't widely known about both Mayer and her former employer Google. Both items indicate to me that Mayer as a woman and the…

Mika: Where I Used To Work, Successful Women Were Sabotaged By Leaks

March 6th, 2013 8:58 AM
Whoah!  What place was Mika Brzezinski talking about?  On today's Morning Joe, Brzezinski said that at a place where she used to work, "any woman who did anything or got to the top immediately had something revealed to the press or online or whatever that would bring them down."  And whatever happened to solidarity among the sisters?  Mika added: I suggest that…

Glamour Flies Liberal Flag with ‘Women of the Year’ List

November 11th, 2009 9:58 AM
Women's magazines notoriously promote their ideal woman: thin, stylish, beautiful, sexually adventurous. And after seeing who Glamour named as its annual "Women of the Year," readers can now add "liberal" to the list of ideal qualities. The women featured in Glamour's 2009 list represent a cross-section of accomplished women from different industries - business, politics,…