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ABC's Diane Sawyer spurs jokes from Twitterverse

Diane Sawyer

Diane Sawyer's Election Night performance left some viewers asking if she had begun celebrating Tuesday's election a bit early. Co-anchoring ABC News' coverage, the veteran journalist struck a different manner from her practiced, straight-news-delivering style.


ABC News asks judge to toss 'pink slime' lawsuit

Lawyers for ABC News asked a judge Wednesday to toss out a $1 billion defamation lawsuit filed by a South Dakota-based meat processor over a meat product that critics dub "pink slime," saying the news organization did not knowingly disparage the company or its product....


ABC News sued for defamation over 'pink slime'

Pink Slime

Beef Products Inc. sued ABC News, Inc. for defamation Thursday over its coverage of a meat product that critics dub "pink slime," claiming the network damaged the company by misleading consumers into believing it is unhealthy and unsafe....


Katie Couric to launch new Web show for Yahoo, ABC

Katie Couric is launching a weekly Web series for Yahoo Inc. and ABC News in which she will discuss health, nutrition, parenting and wellness issues....


Yahoo News, ABC News hook up on coverage

Yahoo News, ABC News hook up on coverage

ABC News and Yahoo News are teaming up in what one ABC exec told the New York Times could be a "game changer."


Couric Closer to Disney Show

Katie Couric is moving closer to a deal with Disney's ABC that would give the former "Today" host her own syndicated talk show in the fall of 2012, as well as a role within ABC News.


ABC News President Westin Steps Down

ABC News President Westin Steps Down

ABC News President David Westin, the longest-reigning U.S. television network news division chief, with more than 13 tumultuous years on the job, told his staff Monday that he is resigning and will leave by the end of the year.


ABC News President David Westin promises that cuts will not impede 'first-rate journalism'

"We can see that our entire society is in the middle of a revolution -- a revolution in the ways that people get their news and information."


Source: Stephanopoulos offered 'GMA' job

An executive with knowledge of the negotiations says ABC News has offered George Stephanopoulos (STEFF'-uh-nop-oh-luss) the job of "Good Morning America" co-anchor, although abc's political expert hasn't said he will take it.


Facebook as the Future of Micropayments

Electronic Arts’ acquisition of Playfish in a deal worth up to $400 million signals that Facebook’s virtual goods economy is thriving. Meanwhile, Facebook Connect has been implemented on,,, The Huffington Post, and numerous other media sites.


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