What do critics mean when they say Couric lacks gravitas?

New York Observer
* “It is essentially a chauvinistic word,” says Connie Chung.
* “It’s one of those pop terms that’s thrown around, and nobody knows exactly what it means,” says Judy Woodruff. “To me, it means: Who do you believe when they tell you what is going on in the world?”
* “I suppose people mean weight, seriousness, sobriety, authority,” says Geneva Overholser. When people use the word gravitas, “I think what they’re confusing it with is pomposity. This is the thing we make fun of in anchors.”

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