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Diane Sawyer replacing Charlie Gibson on 'World News'
CNN.Com ^ | 09/02/2009 | CNN

Posted on 09/02/2009 12:14:20 PM PDT by F15Eagle

NEW YORK (CNN) -- Diane Sawyer will take over nightly news anchor duties for ABC when Charlie Gibson retires from "World News" at the end of this year, a network spokesman confirmed Wednesday.

Sawyer, 63, will be the second woman to be the solo host of an evening newscast for an American broadcast TV network.

Sawyer will take the chair in January, ABC's Jeffrey Schneider said.

Gibson, 66, and Sawyer worked together for years on ABC's morning show -- "Good Morning America" -- before Gibson was promoted over Sawyer to anchor ABC's "World News" in May 2006.

(Excerpt) Read more at cnn.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: chucklestheclown; obamabot; tedbaxter
What? Charlie's not going to become O's personal press secretary?
1 posted on 09/02/2009 12:14:20 PM PDT by F15Eagle
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To: 444Flyer

ping


2 posted on 09/02/2009 12:14:39 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, John 11:25, 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13, John 6:69)
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To: F15Eagle

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/search?m=all;o=time;q=quick;s=Gibson%20

at least the 7th...


3 posted on 09/02/2009 12:15:54 PM PDT by xcamel (The urge to save humanity is always a false front for the urge to rule it. - H. L. Mencken)
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To: F15Eagle

Outstanding, ABC is putting the Nixon Girl in the Anchor Chair!


4 posted on 09/02/2009 12:16:55 PM PDT by trumandogz (The Democrats are driving us to Socialism at 100 MPH -The GOP is driving us to Socialism at 97.5 MPH)
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To: xcamel

Those darn exact title searches ...


5 posted on 09/02/2009 12:17:10 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, John 11:25, 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13, John 6:69)
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To: F15Eagle

Winning the anchor spot on the nightly news these days is like being name CEO of a buggy whip factory.


6 posted on 09/02/2009 12:19:59 PM PDT by Callahan
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To: Callahan

But Katie Couric is doing a fine job ... of destroying CBS Evening News.

LOL


7 posted on 09/02/2009 12:21:26 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, John 11:25, 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13, John 6:69)
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To: F15Eagle

Will she be drunk on the air for her first broadcast?


8 posted on 09/02/2009 12:24:34 PM PDT by SandWMan (While you may not be able to legislate morality, you can legislate morally.)
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To: F15Eagle

Will ABC have a ‘barf alert’ banner when the show begins?


9 posted on 09/02/2009 12:24:46 PM PDT by TigersEye (0bama: "I can see Mecca from the WH portico." --- Google - Cloward-Piven Strategy)
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To: F15Eagle

Nobody even watches the networks, let alone network news. I’d say put this old mare out to pasture except that’s exactly what they’re doing.


10 posted on 09/02/2009 12:25:31 PM PDT by Callahan
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To: F15Eagle

The picture that Yahoo has is not very flattering to either of them. Gibson looks like he’s almost ready to smile and Sawyer is...well I don’t know what she’s doing!


11 posted on 09/02/2009 12:30:29 PM PDT by texaschick
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To: Callahan
Winning the anchor spot on the nightly news these days is like being name CEO of a buggy whip factory.

Don't anchors drag things to the bottom?
12 posted on 09/02/2009 12:32:03 PM PDT by BikerJoe
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To: SandWMan

Hey, it worked for Jessica Savitch.


13 posted on 09/02/2009 12:32:03 PM PDT by SJSAMPLE
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To: SandWMan

True story. I was walking near Columbus Circle in Manhattan and this well-dressed, aging broad strikes up a conversation with me. The kind of gal who might of been a looker during the Nixon administration. It took me a minute to figure out that she was offering me sex for money. It took me an additional minute to figure out she wasn’t Diane Sawyer.


14 posted on 09/02/2009 12:32:25 PM PDT by Callahan
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To: F15Eagle
Charlie's not going to become O's personal press secretary?

I think "concubine" would be a closer word for it.

15 posted on 09/02/2009 12:33:11 PM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: F15Eagle

I wonder what job in the white house Obama gave Gibson?


16 posted on 09/02/2009 12:36:26 PM PDT by Freddd (Government run health care=paying more and being denied what we already have.)
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To: F15Eagle

Who cares?


17 posted on 09/02/2009 12:41:57 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: TigersEye

‘Barf alerts’ should precede all mainstream media show presentations.


18 posted on 09/02/2009 12:48:08 PM PDT by mulligan
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To: F15Eagle

Liberals never learn from failure. Why do the same stupid thing CBS did? No one wants to watch some liberal b***h read the “news”. For some laughs, watch Diane’s face when she talks to a Republican or conservative. It screws up like she’s sucking on a lemon.


19 posted on 09/02/2009 1:11:45 PM PDT by Hacklehead (Liberalism is the art of taking what works, breaking it, and then blaming conservatives.)
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To: F15Eagle

“Diane Sawyer replacing Charlie Gibson on ‘World News’”

Rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic.


20 posted on 09/02/2009 1:40:39 PM PDT by RoadTest ( Confounded be all they that serve graven images, that boast themselves of idols - Psalm 97:12a)
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To: F15Eagle

Who is replacing who? And this is important because....?


21 posted on 09/02/2009 1:46:36 PM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: jmaroneps37

Because Charlie Gibson is Keith Olbermann-lite.


22 posted on 09/02/2009 1:52:09 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, John 11:25, 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13, John 6:69)
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To: F15Eagle
She is married to Mike Nichols (director, writer and producer). He also happens to be a Huff Post contributing blogger according to his bio. Seeing as ABC is part of 0’s propaganda wing, maybe they wanted a big Hollywood connection to further involve “the Arts” in promoting 0’s policy ambitions.

Never have cared for Sawyer's style. A bit grating IMHO. Wonder why the change of guard? Did Charlie's granny glasses lose their appeal with his audience? Few though they may be.

23 posted on 09/02/2009 2:28:32 PM PDT by 444Flyer (Never give up, never give out, never give in.)
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To: F15Eagle

BTW Eagle, have you seen this?

“The National Endowment for the Art of Persuasion?”

http://bighollywood.breitbart.com/pcourrielche/2009/08/25/the-national-endowment-for-the-art-of-persuasion-patrick-courrielche/


24 posted on 09/02/2009 2:31:20 PM PDT by 444Flyer (Never give up, never give out, never give in.)
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To: F15Eagle

It's on ladies! Who can get the lowest ratings.


25 posted on 09/02/2009 2:46:44 PM PDT by 444Flyer (Never give up, never give out, never give in.)
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To: 444Flyer

I don’t particularly like Diane Sawyer, but she isn’t an obvious dimwit like Couric. Also not as perky.

However, all things considered the network could do a lot better for a lot less money and still remain idealogically [hard left] pure.


26 posted on 09/02/2009 9:41:17 PM PDT by R W Reactionairy ("Everyone is entitled to their own opinion ... but not to their own facts" Daniel Patrick Moynihan)
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