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Mon January 13, 2014

Reporter's notebook: No one crushed during new GM CEO's first scrum

GM CEO Mary Barra introduces GMC Canyon
General Motors

Media had their first chance to see General Motor's new CEO Mary Barra in action Sunday night.  Barra introduced the new GMC Canyon.

Afterwards, she went through the trial by fire known as a media scrum, her first.  Barra was surrounded on almost all sides by a huge crowd of reporters.  Her GM handlers made sure her back was to a truck, to give her an exit strategy.

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