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NBC Is Keeping Brian Williams

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 06.18.2015 | Media

Brian Williams, the former NBC "Nightly News" anchor, is set to return to the network, but not to the same role he had before his career was engulfed ...

Why Brian Williams Needs To Go

Ruth Hochberger | Posted 05.04.2015 | Media
Ruth Hochberger

Brian Williams, whether he calls it a mistake, a conflation, an enhancement, or an exaggeration, told a lie. Not once, repeatedly. And publicly. And to his viewing audience.

Larry King: 'I Wouldn't Discount' Rumors Of Brian Williams Moving To CNN

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.28.2015 | Media

Broadcast veteran Larry King gave strong predictions to HuffPost Live on Tuesday about the potential career outcomes of ousted "NBC Nightly News" anch...

Brian Williams Investigation Uncovers More Alleged Lies

The Huffington Post | Simon McCormack | Posted 04.25.2015 | Media

The investigation into anchor Brian Williams' alleged lies has reportedly uncovered more fabrications. The inquiry has revealed at least 10 embelli...

NBC Inquiry Finds That Brian Williams Lied

The New York Times | Posted 04.24.2015 | Media

An NBC News internal investigation into Brian Williams has examined a half-dozen instances in which he is thought to have fabricated, misrepresented o...

Erin Schumaker

What Causes Someone To Fake Cancer On The Internet? | Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.23.2015 | Healthy Living

Belle Gibson, the Australian Instagram star who claimed diet and lifestyle changes cured her terminal cancer -- landing a book deal and an award-winni...

NBC Management Completely Uninvolved In Brian Williams Apology, Says Vanity Fair Writer

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.10.2015 | Media

Suspended "NBC Nightly News" anchor and managing editor Brian Williams found his career in shambles after it was revealed he lied multiple times about...

Fox Should be 'Fair and Balanced' and Suspend Bill O'Reilly for Lying About a 'War Zone'

H. A. Goodman | Posted 04.26.2015 | Media
H. A. Goodman

America has vilified Brian Williams for lying and NBC suspended him for six months. Bill O'Reilly was not in a war zone and wasn't in a combat situation. Can anyone explain how O'Reilly is better, or more deserving of leniency than Brian Williams?

A Letter to Brian Williams

Peter C. Goldmark, Jr. | Posted 04.17.2015 | Media
Peter C. Goldmark, Jr.

You have landed in a huge, messy puddle of your own making. You are a champion of independent, fair, reliable journalism at its best in a moment in our country's history when that tradition, which you and I both love and support, is wobbling.

How Williams' Rare Talents Brought About His Downfall

The Washington Post | Posted 02.14.2015 | Media

The story of Brian Williams is almost impossible to believe. And that’s just if you include the parts that are real....

Michael Calderone

Brian Williams' False 2003 Iraq Helicopter Claim Draws Scrutiny To Other War Exploits | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.13.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- In the wake of “NBC Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams' suspension for lying about being on a helicopter that took fire in Iraq in 20...

REPORT: NBC Debated Whether To Fire Brian Williams

Washington Post | Posted 02.11.2015 | Media

Senior NBC officials seriously considered firing anchor Brian Williams because he lied to his viewers about riding in a military helicopter hit by a r...

Gabriel Arana

Is Brian Williams' Career Over? | Gabriel Arana | Posted 02.27.2015 | Media

In another era, embattled "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams would not have lied about his helicopter coming under RPG fire during the 2003 inva...

Bill O'Reilly Defends Brian Williams

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 02.10.2015 | Media

Fox News' Bill O'Reilly spoke out in defense of Brian Williams on Monday night following the growing controversy around the NBC News anchor fabricatin...

Twitter Trolls Embattled 'Nightly News' Anchor With #BrianWilliamsMisremembers

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 02.09.2015 | Media

While the media has been piling on NBC's Brian Williams ever since news broke that he had fabricated a story about coming under RPG fire during the Ir...

Michael Calderone

Brian Williams' Producer Says He Never Claimed Chopper Hit By RPG | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.09.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- NBC News’ Justin Balding, a producer who traveled with Brian Williams on the March 2003 trip at the center of a controversy engulfing th...

Clamoring for Glamor: Celebrity and the Digital News Revolution

Amanda Glassman | Posted 04.10.2015 | Media
Amanda Glassman

There is no place for unchecked celebrity in journalism. And there is no place for loyalty in the face of scandal, either. Brian Williams has been an anchor at NBC since 2004. And after 10 years on the job, it took just a second for his career to crumble like the Berlin Wall.

Former ABC News President: Industry Partly To Blame For Brian Williams Fiasco

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 02.09.2015 | Media

In a HuffPost Live interview Monday, former ABC News president David Westin laid blame on both Brian Williams for his lying mess and on the television...

Brian Williams Cancels Planned 'Letterman' Appearance

The Huffington Post | Adam Goldberg | Posted 02.08.2015 | Media

NBC's Brian Williams cancelled a planned Thursday night appearance on CBS's 'Late Show with David Letterman,' POLITICO's Mike Allen and CNN's Brian St...

Brian Williams In 2007: 'I Looked Down The Tube Of An RPG That Had Been Fired At Us'

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 02.07.2015 | Media

Last week, it came out that "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams' story about a 2003 RPG attack in Iraq has changed dramatically over the years. ...

Brian Williams To Take Temporary Leave From 'Nightly News'

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 02.09.2015 | Media

Brian Williams is going to take a brief absence from the "NBC Nightly News" broadcast, he said in a press release Saturday. The move follows Williams'...

Veteran Speaks Out On Brian Williams Controversy

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 02.08.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

NBC "Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams recanted on Wednesday his story about being in a helicopter that was shot down by RPG fire while he covered t...

Jason Linkins

How Will 'The Daily Show' Cover Brian Williams' War Story Woes? | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.06.2015 | Media

Brian Williams, anchor of "NBC Nightly News," is in a world of hurt right now. Earlier this week, a tale that Williams has been telling for some time ...

Michael Calderone

Brian Williams' Future Uncertain As NBC News Investigates Iraq, Katrina Coverage | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.06.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- NBC News continued to reel on Friday in the wake of revelations that "Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams misled the public about his expe...

Michael Calderone

Brian Williams Under Fire Over His Shifting Story Of Iraq Helicopter Attack | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.05.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -– NBC News anchor Brian Williams admitted Wednesday night that he was not riding in a helicopter hit by rocket-propelled grenade fire in I...