NBCUniversal's news operations, which appear to be headed for another round of senior management restructuring, surely need the resolution of the Williams situation to be accepted as credible, fair and appropriate. The only shot the network has at that is to ensure the decision is fact-driven, not frenzy-driven.
Our main network news programs can do better. They do not need celebrity anchors -- they need better content. Low-information news programs beget low-information citizens. Rather than dumb down the evening news, why not expand it with more in-depth coverage of the most important domestic and international stories?