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Edward R. Murrow Smiles on Award-Winner Katie Couric

By July 7, 2008

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The CBS Evening News With Katie Couric has been named the recipient of the 2008 International Edward R. Murrow Award for best newscast. Given by the Radio-Television News Directors Association, the annual award honors excellence in electronic journalism.

What does this mean for the news program, which has been troubled by plummeting ratings, and for Katie Couric, who has been rumored to be looking elsewhere? TV Week interviews CBS Evening News executive producer Rick Kaplan about this and more.

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