MEDIA GOSSIP

Will Anderson Cooper Replace Couric?

Hard to imagine CNN’s Anderson Cooper stuck behind a desk after his daring escapades in Haiti, but The New York Times reports he might be replacing CBS anchor Katie Couric. Her contract expires in less than a year, and CBS may be eyeing consolidation with CNN in a survival strategy as major networks look to profit from pairing up with a cable channel. Couric was the first woman to solo anchor network evening news.