September 7, 2010

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“There are some other things I want to do professionally — things that I cannot explore while fulfilling my responsibilities here,” says David Westin. He’s fought with network management over the news division’s financial standing, reports Bill Carter. The division has been consistently profitable, but ABC had sought to increase its profit margin to 15 percent, from 5 percent. || Read his memo and earlier posts about the departing news chief.

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