By Simon Vozick-Levinson
Updated January 25, 2010 at 10:58 AM EST
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Ratings for ABC’s World News have gone up by about 8 percent in Diane Sawyer’s first four weeks as anchor, according to a Los Angeles Times profile. The evening newscast has averaged 8.8 million viewers since Sawyer replaced departing anchor Charles Gibson on Dec. 21, 2009.

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