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Brian Williams Doesn't Deserve All the Blame

Ira Kalb | Posted 04.25.2015 | Media
Ira Kalb

Comedians have to be funny. Much of the news is hardly funny. Even so, Mr. Williams successfully walked this line until news broke that seriously damaged his credibility.

NBC News Looking Across The Pond For New President | Posted 06.25.2013 | Media

NBC's hunt for a new president of its news division has gone beyond not only the company, but the country as well....

Could NBC News Chief Wind Up At CNN?

Reuters | Posted 04.04.2013 | Media

* Capus has been president since 2005 * No replacement named * Capus could end up with Zucker at CNN -sources ...

NBC News President Steps Down

Posted 04.03.2013 | Media

Steve Capus, the president of NBC News, is leaving, he said in a memo to the network's staff. News of Capus' departure was first reported by Politi...

WATCH: NBC News Chief Calls Out Obama, Romney Campaigns

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 10.10.2012 | Media

NBC News chief Steve Capus took a moment during an acceptance speech on Monday to address the use of journalists in political campaign commercials. ...

Management Shake Up Hits NBC News | Alex Weprin | Posted 12.09.2012 | Media

NBC News has shaken up its leadership team, promoting DC bureau chief Antoine Sanfuentes to senior VP of NBC News, promoting David Verdi to senior VP ...

NBC News Chief On Ann Curry: 'We Gave Her A Year To Prove Herself'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.30.2012 | Media

The president of NBC News had some blunt words about Ann Curry's tenure on "Today" in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter published late Friday n...

Ann Curry Will Bid Farewell To 'Today'

USA Today | Susan Page | Posted 06.28.2012 | Media

Ann Curry's voice chokes when she talks about saying goodbye this morning on NBC's Today show, years earlier than she had hoped....

NBC News Speaks Out About Its Big 'Mistake'

Reuters | Posted 07.15.2013 | Media

By Chris Francescani NEW YORK, April 7 (Reuters) - NBC News' decision to air an edited call from George Zimmerman to police in the mom...

NBC News Pleased With 'Rock Center' Debut

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 01.01.2012 | Media

NBC News says it is happy with Monday night's debut of its new newsmagazine, "Rock Center with Brian Williams" despite the expected lackluster ratings...

Joy Resmovits

Education Nation: Teachers, Officials -- And The University Of Phoenix | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.27.2011 | Education

NEW YORK -- Hundreds of players in the education debate hunkered down in a tent staked over Rockefeller Center's ice skating rink this week for NBC's ...

Steve Capus: I Miss Katie Couric (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NBC News President Steve Capus says he misses seeing former "Today" show host Katie Couric on his network. In a chat with MarketWatch's Jon Friedman,...

Jason Linkins

Steve Capus Instructs NBC News To Stop Showing Video Of Luger's Deadly Run | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

TVNewser's Chris Ariens is reporting that Steve Capus, president of NBC News, has handed down a directive that the graphic video of Georgian luger Nod...

Danny Shea

NBC News Dominant Despite Network Woes | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The name NBC may be synonymous with turmoil right now, with the network's well-documented problems in primetime and its recent late-night drama involv...

Network News Chiefs: The Future's So Bright!

Rory O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rory O'Connor

At the normally staid Council on Foreign Relations' 60th anniversary celebration of the Edward R. Murrow Press Fellowship, denial was the order of the day.

"Meet The Press" Successor To Be Named Soon, Short List Includes Gregory, Ifill, Mitchell, Todd

Los Angeles Times | Matea Gold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NBC executives are closing in on a decision about who will take over "Meet the Press," its venerable Sunday morning political talk show, with the anno...

Steve Capus: MSNBC Hosts Not "Flag-Wavers For Obama"

Washington Post | Paul Farhi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The end of the election cycle presents the cable news networks with a tricky transition, said Andrew Tyndall, publisher of the Tyndall Report, which t...

Steve Capus: "Pretty Easy Balancing Act" For Andrea Mitchell's Coverage Of Financial Crisis

New York Times | Brian Stelter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Alan Greenspan's name has come up dozens of times on MSNBC in the last month, but never during the 1 p.m. hour. That's the hour anchored by Andrea Mit...

CNN, NBC News Bosses Fire Back: Jon Klein, Steve Capus Dismiss Palin's Media Criticism As Political Ploy

Broadcasting & Cable | Marisa Guthrie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

After several primetime speakers at this week's Republican National Convention unleashed a barrage of attacks on the news media for their coverage of ...

Tim Russert Dies: The Media Reacts

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Colleagues are reacting with sadness to the news that Tim Russert died at the age of 58 today in NBC's Washington Bureau. Watch Tom Brokaw report the...

MSNBC Vs. Fox News/White House

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The feud between GE/NBC/MSNBC and the White House/Fox News has intensified. Below, five links that encapsulate Tuesday's developments in the MSNBC vs....

Steve Capus Responds To Ed Gillespie's Charges

MSNBC | Steve Capus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Mr. Gillespie, I'm in receipt of your email and want to assure you we take this matter very seriously. We appreciated President Bush's decis...

Jason Linkins

White House's Gillespie Takes NBC News Complaint To Fox | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So, the story so far is this: Last week, George W. Bush, making an appearance before the Knesset, said this: "Some seem to believe we should negotiat...

Jason Linkins

White House Official Slams NBC Over "Appeasement" Coverage | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House official Ed Gillespie, in a nice bit of synergy with their Fox News patrons, has shot off a lengthy letter to NBC News' Steve Capus, conte...

NBC Responds To White House Accusations: We Make Our "Own Editorial Decisions"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NBC has issued a statement responding to the Bush administration's accusations of "selective editing" in its coverage of the "appeasement" issue: STA...