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  • John Hanson: Former health administrator inspired others

     John Hanson: Former health administrator inspired others
    John Hanson quietly and effectively worked to improve quality and accountability in local health care, those who knew him said. Hanson, 75, of The Villages, died Sept. 22 of complications from Parkinson's disease. "John was a futurist," said Becky...
  • 'World News Tonight' Anchor David Muir Recalls His Move From Local Boston News

    David Muir recently took over the chair at ABC's "World News Tonight," joining the elite club of evening news anchors -- at an age, 40, that is decidedly younger than the rest. He was first noticed in Variety back in July 2003, when he left a gig as a...
  • Review: 'The News Sorority' by Sheila Weller

    Review: 'The News Sorority' by Sheila Weller
    There's not a whole lot of sisterhood on display in the pages of "The News Sorority," Sheila Weller's exhaustive — and somewhat exhausting — chronicle of the careers of broadcast superstars Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric and Christiane Amanpour....
  • David Muir debuts as ABC 'World News' anchor, replacing Diane Sawyer

    David Muir made his debut as anchor of ABC's "World News Tonight" Monday evening, succeeding Diane Sawyer who signed off last week after five years on the job.  Muir's unveiling, on a Labor Day evening when many viewers were still making their way...
  • John Lennon celebrated off-Broadway in 'Through a Glass Onion'

    "LOSS IS nothing but change, and change is nature's delight," said the Roman emperor and renowned Stoic, Marcus Aurelius. ON October 15, at NYC's Union Square Theater "Lennon: Through a Glass Onion" opens. This is an internationally acclaimed event...
  • TV marks 9-11: Tom Brokaw on 'Today'

    TV marks 9-11: Tom Brokaw on 'Today'
    Television will mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, and one of the familiar faces from that day will be back. Former NBC anchor Tom Brokaw will be a guest host on NBC's "Today," starting at 7 a.m. Brokaw and Matt Lauer will anchor a...
  • How to be 10 percent happier: Read Dan Harris' new book

    "IF YOU want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion." Says the Dalai Lama. Dan Harris is in that small respected world where news correspondents and TV pundits ply their wares and give informed opinions...
  • Diane Sawyer leaving ABC's 'World News'

    Diane Sawyer leaving ABC's 'World News'
    Diane Sawyer is stepping down from anchoring ABC's “World News,” and will be replaced by David Muir. George Stephanopoulos, meanwhile, is being promoted to chief anchor of ABC News. Sawyer reached out to then-ABC News chief Ben Sherwood...
  • ABC Anchor Changes Reflect 'Good Morning America' Takeover of News Division

    ABC has made official what has been apparent for some time: That "Good Morning America" -- and its entertainment-over-news priorities -- is the most important part of its news division. That was codified in Wednesday's announcement regarding the...
  • David Muir to replace Diane Sawyer in 'World News' anchor chair

    In a series of major changes at ABC News, Diane Sawyer will be stepping down from her role as anchor of "World News" after nearly five years on the job and will be succeeded by David Muir, the network announced Wednesday. In addition, George...
  • CNN's Tapper says he aims coverage beyond politics

    CNN's Tapper says he aims coverage beyond politics
    Jake Tapper's new show on CNN, "The Lead," is premiering at a time when cable TV keeps moving further down the road of partisan news presentation. But ask him about it, and there's no waffling. "I am not a partisan, and I am a journalist — not...