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NBC Will Pay Hoda Kotb Significantly Less Than Matt Lauer for 'Today'

NBC will officially replace Today host Matt Lauer, who was fired in November over sexual misconduct charges, with Hoda Kotb.

The move has been celebrated throughout the media industry with co-anchor Savannah Guthrie saying (per THR) that it's "the most popular decision NBC News has ever made." Furthermore, journalism professor and former NBC News and CBS News executive Barbara Cochran told the outlet that "broadcast executives sometimes do the smart thing, and they sometimes do the right t

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