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NBC News president Steve Capus resigns
after 8 years as tenure marred by ´Today´
show decline in recent years

New York Daily News, by Don Kaplan

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Posted By:Toledo, 2/2/2013 7:48:26 AM

This Peacock is cooked.NBC News president Steve Capus has resigned following a rough eight-year tenure on top where, under his watch, the “Today” show lost its 16-year winning streak to “Good Morning America,” the primetime news magazine, “Rock Center” flopped and Matt Lauer went from a beloved morning show host to an embattled TV personality."It has been a privilege to have spent two decades here, but it is now time to head in a new direction," he wrote in a memo to staff today.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: tangles, 2/2/2013 8:01:15 AM     (No. 9153747)

It´s that tingle thing!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: US Veteran, 2/2/2013 8:13:59 AM     (No. 9153762)

´´News´´?

Since when?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: dwillyc, 2/2/2013 8:23:11 AM     (No. 9153776)

Every "news" show, be it network, cable or local, is populated by vacuous wide-eyed innocents with a brash in you face approach to their gossip mongering touted as news. Even the Weather Channel is now unwatchable due to the same approach to "infotainment". Sheesh. No wonder we have fools in power that we do.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 2/2/2013 8:25:21 AM     (No. 9153781)

Obviously the hard left propaganda NBC has been spewing forth isn´t enough. Time to get a more far left Marxist in there and turn thanks even further left. That should fix things up. Honestly, if NBC actually hired a real journalist that was skeptical all things goobernment and reported as such, NBC would have more viewers than all other networks combined. There is a much larger market for real news and not more of the hard left propaganda we now get.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: uno, 2/2/2013 8:37:14 AM     (No. 9153804)

Capus (maybe that should that include an "r") decided that pandering to defecrats by shoveling road apples for "news" was better than serving the public over the public airwave like they are supposed to do and thus is a great example of what happens when you lose focus on your core business.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Catherine, 2/2/2013 8:48:47 AM     (No. 9153829)

Okay, so that´s Ann Curry and now this guy taking the fall for low ratings. It´s Matt Lauer, NBC!!! I´ve never seen a network shoot itself in the foot so many times.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: skedaddle, 2/2/2013 8:56:31 AM     (No. 9153854)

Can you even imagine how their ratings would shoot up if they applied the same skepticism toward our current politicians as they´ve displayed toward Republicans since television was invented?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Barkingkangaroo, 2/2/2013 9:06:51 AM     (No. 9153880)

That´s right Steve. Go away. Nobody loves you any more.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 2/2/2013 9:08:08 AM     (No. 9153885)

NBC is hotly pursuing Bob Menendez to take the job.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Jebediah, 2/2/2013 9:13:57 AM     (No. 9153897)

And by the total decline of NBC News under Brian Williams, who had to scramble like mad at the Fast & Furious indictment (what ever happened to F&F?---on hold under Holder?) because his program had mentioned the scandal exactly once in the prior six months and then for less than a minute. WHAT A JOKE!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: hicksvillekid59, 2/2/2013 9:30:45 AM     (No. 9153936)

Total BS. This ´resignation´ has to do with the Zimmerman lawsuit claiming defamation. All this Lauer/Curry/Today crap is a deflection from the real cause. They are going to lose the lawsuit and Crapus is the cause.

FTA:“I have seldom described my role as `presiding’ over NBC News. Instead, I have viewed it as leading a collaborative effort to pursue journalistic excellence."

Yeah, right. Like doctoring a tape?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 2/2/2013 10:01:07 AM     (No. 9154027)

Well, when you *start* by writing off half of your potential viewer base...

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Reply 13 - Posted by: JAN, 2/2/2013 10:08:17 AM     (No. 9154048)

If we are lucky, Brokejaw will follow him out the door.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Gretchen, 2/2/2013 10:20:49 AM     (No. 9154076)

What #12 said.



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Reply 15 - Posted by: TexasRed, 2/2/2013 11:00:00 AM     (No. 9154195)

What sane person with more than a fifth-grade education watches NBC, CBS or ABC?

Ordinary people don´t like being lied to!!!!!

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Reply 16 - Posted by: right-turn, 2/2/2013 11:08:29 AM     (No. 9154218)

What´s an NBC???

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