After months of rumors, Yahoo's Marissa Mayer confirmed Monday that she has signed up TV icon Katie Couric to play the role of "global" anchor for the Internet giant. In her blog post, Mayer said that Couric, along with other recent media hires including David Pogue, Matt Bai, and Megan Liberman, will pioneer a "new chapter of digital journalism."
That's an ambitious undertaking. But for Yahoo and Couric, pioneering a new chapter of digital journalism won't be about embracing new forms of interactive storytelling and funding news bureaus around the globe. It's … Read more