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ABC News's David Westin: 'The Right Time' to Leave

ABC News President David Westin is leaving his job after 14 years. A corporate mandate to increase his division's profitability apparently conflicted with his own commitment to high-prestige journalism.

Diane Sawyer's First Night as ABC News Anchor

Diane Sawyer's first night as host of Disney Co.'s ABC World News Tonight was greeted by a lot of fanfare about how little fanfare greeted it. The critics seem to agree that ABC now has an "understated" and "smooth" anchor in the evening news chair.