I will still be part of the ‘Today’ show family but I’m gonna have a new timeline, a new role. This is not as I expected to ever leave this couch after 15 years but I am so grateful. Especially to all of you who watch because Matt and I and everyone who sits on this couch, we often call ourselves a family but you are the real ‘Today’ show family.
You are why I have ventured into dangerous places and interviewed dictators and jumped off of planes and off of bridges and climbed mountains and landed in the South Pole and convince the Dalai Lama to come live in our studio. I have loved you and I have wanted to give you the world, and I still do.
OMG. Ann Curry is out at the Today Show, according to reports from the New York Times. “[Matt Lauer] and Ms. Curry noticeably lack the kind of on-camera rapport that Mr. Lauer had with Ms. Vieira and, before her, Katie Couric,” writes NYT media reporter Brian Stelter. NBC News’ Savannah Guthrie’s name is being mentioned most as a possible co-host replacement, Stelter tweeted.
(Via New York Times)
This is the reporter heckler who yelled at President Obama during his Rose Garden address on immigration and the Dream Act. His name is Neil Monro, and he works at The Daily Caller. That was not journalism, kids. Here’s video.
At one point Munro was chilling with his hands in his pockets, tie loosened (via @dougmillsnyt):
Update: Video here (via Buzzfeed).
You can safely assume that my bowels were beginning to twitch slightly about what was going to happen.
[A] bunch of lying scum.
Ah, our favorite nwktumblr feature is back: the also-rans! These are the alternate versions of our ’First Gay President’ Newsweek cover that were left on the cutting room floor.
Which one’s your favorite? Your tumblrs are really digging Oliver Munday’s #2, but also like the simplicity #6 (the quote over white) brings to the table.
Kind of digging the quote on white too.
YOUR FACSIMILE NEWSPAPER OF TOMORROW!
Ready for you when you wake up, your newspaper of the future will be facsimile-printed through the night-in tabloid size, on a continuous roll. You will bring yourself up-to-the-minute on the highlights of the news…by seeing what is happening on the television screen of the same machine. Fantastic? It’s already planned for post-war home use!
Newsweek November 6, 1944
Not sure how this is a whiskey ad?