Wall Street Journal
Rebecca Dana‘s sources say Katie Couric is likely to leave CBS well before her contract expires in 2011 — possibly soon after the presidential inauguration early next year. CBS says that “we have no plans for any changes regarding Katie or the broadcast.” Dana says one possible new job for Couric is replacing Larry King on CNN.
> Howard Kurtz: Both sides have grown frustrated with a situation in which Couric seems mired in third place and unable to use the range of talents that made her a morning TV superstar. (WP)