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Brian Williams Suspended for 6 months

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 7:58pm 2/10/2015 at 7:58pm

Brian Williams has been suspended by NBC News for 6 months without pay, pending further investigation of his tall tales and untruths. That’s about $5 million dollars of salary lost, and obviously more if it becomes permanent.

NBC Statement via Mediaite:

We have decided today to suspend Brian Williams as Managing Editor...

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Do you feel sorry for Brian Williams? (Reader Poll)

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 9, 2015 at 7:30pm 2/9/2015 at 7:30pm

Today is Brian Williams’ first day of a self-imposed break from NBC News. While his future at the network is unclear, he has undoubtedly damaged his credibility and brand as a journalist.

The internet, though, has engaged in a massive pile on, for a variety of reasons.

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Everybody wants a piece of Brian Williams (Reader poll: Stay or Go?)

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 6, 2015 at 10:02pm 2/6/2015 at 10:02pm

In the past day, things seem to have changed in the Brian Williams story.

The investigation of possible lies about being in a helicopter taking fire crossed two rubicons.

First, the scope expanded to reports about his claims during Hurricane Katrina.

Second, and more important, the mainstream media took up the call, with the ...

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Dan Rather was Brian Williams before Brian Williams became Dan Rather

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2536822/Do-know-man-Most-Americans-recognize-news-anchor-Brian-Williams.html
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 2:24pm 2/5/2015 at 2:24pm
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2536822/Do-know-man-Most-Americans-recognize-news-anchor-Brian-Williams.html

From Politico, Dan Rather backs Brian Williams:

Brian Williams is “an honest, decent man, an excellent reporter and anchor–and a brave one,” veteran newsman Dan Rather told POLITICO on Thursday.

Rather’s note of support comes after...

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Lessons of #Ferguson: Don’t Rob Convenience Store, Fight With and Try to Take Cop’s Gun

http://youtu.be/YEGxAcM0JcM
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 1:40pm 11/30/2014 at 1:40pm
http://youtu.be/YEGxAcM0JcM

Rich Lowry, Editor of National Review, was on Meet the Press this morning, discussing Ferguson.

Here’s what I tweeted out at the time:

Here’s the video of what was playing just before I sent that tweet, via NRO:

National Review editor Rich Lowry riled...

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Fox and Comcast PACS play fair and balanced in political contributions

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 4:03pm 8/17/2014 at 4:03pm

I wasn’t aware that 21st Century Fox, the parent company of Fox News, has its own PAC. I was even more surprised to learn that the Fox PAC gives lots of money to Democrats.

Colby Itkowitz of the Washington Post reported:

Fair and balanced: Fox PAC supports Democrats, too

Fair and balanced after all?

21st...

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Meet The Press: David Gregory or Chuck Todd, what difference, at this point, does it make?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 11, 2014 at 2:36pm 8/11/2014 at 2:36pm

[Note: It doesn’t really matter who is at the helm of Meet The Press. David Gregory, Chuck Todd, who really cares? I’m just writing about it because it gives me an excuse to run the featured image and to remind people that I still am litigating to get all the documents...

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George Zimmerman Appeals Dismissal of Defamation Suit Against NBC

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 11:15am 7/26/2014 at 11:15am

[Clarification (7/26/14): I’ve just been informed by a knowledgeable person on the Zimmerman side of this case that what was submitted to the 5th DCA this past Friday is the official notice of appeal.  The actual appeal has not yet been submitted.]

As anticipated by, well, everybody, George Zimmerman’s civil lawyer, James Beasley Jr.,...

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RNC to NBC – Dump the Hillary promo or no 2016 debate for you (Update – CNN too)

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 5, 2013 at 11:58am 8/5/2013 at 11:58am

NBC is preparing a Hillary Mini-Series.

While we don’t know the content, it’s predicted that it will be favorable to her.

The RNC is protesting, sending a letter (embedded below) to NBC threatening no cooperation with NBC as to 2016 presidential debates:

I’m writing to you to express my deep disappointment in your company’s...

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