Advice for Diane Sawyer for her inaugural outing, reportedly to take place in January, as the new anchor of ABC’s World News: Whatever you do, don’t wear white that first night. (Nor should you wear an “oatmeal-colored blazer with a distractingly floppy collar,” like that last World News she-anchor.)

Advice for ABC News (attn: marketing department): drop that air brush.

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Liz Cox Barrett is a writer at CJR.