TITLE

Weighing anchors

AUTHOR(S)
Bernstein, Amy
PUB. DATE
February 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;2/21/94, Vol. 116 Issue 7, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States that Diane Sawyer is the subject of a network-news bidding war. The Fox network has reportedly offered as much as $10 million a year, which would make Sawyer the highest-paid person in television news. Reported salaries of Barbara Walters, Dan Rather and Peter Jennings.
ACCESSION #
9402167518

 

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