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By 2009.09.24 tags: , , . Comment»

CJR logoFrom CJR, another Michael Massing news $numbers analysis:

Katie Couric’s annual salary is more than the entire annual budgets of NPR’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered combined. Couric’s salary comes to an estimated $15 million a year; NPR spends $6 million a year on its morning show and $5 million on its afternoon one. NPR has seventeen foreign bureaus (which costs it another $9.4 million a year); CBS has twelve. Few figures, I think, better capture the absurd financial structure of the network news.
—”Katie and Diane: The Wrong QuestionsColumbia Journalism Review

via Cyrus Farivar.

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