NBC News boss blasts media treatment of Zucker

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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.

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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