NBC News boss blasts media treatment of Zucker

NBC Universal CEO Jeff Zucker “is being portrayed as a cartoonish figure,” complains NBC News president Steve Capus (left). He tells Jon Friedman — he was invited by NBC to do the interview — that media critics have overlooked Zucker’s contributions to NBC Universal’s news, sports and theme-park units. Focusing on late night is “unfair” and “oversimplistic,” he contends.

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