NEW YORK, NY - MAY 2: Ann Curry, correspondent/anchor of NBC News National and International and medal of honor recipient and General Janet C. Wolfenbarger, commander, Air Force Material Command and medal of honor recipient attend the USO Woman Of The Year Luncheon at The Pierre Hotel on May 2, 2013 in New York City.
The one place you can actually grow audience is online ... If she can change NBC News to a global brand that it is mentioned in the same breath as CNN or BBC, that is a path toward growth versus managing shrinkage.
There's a perception that NBC News is slipping. There's been a fair amount of discontent among the affiliates and they're ready to embrace her and meaningful changeMore quotes »
NBC hires news division chief from Britain
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