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  • NBC suspends Brian Williams without pay for 6 months

    NBC has suspended Brian Williams without pay for six months for lies he told about stories he covered, the network announced Tuesday night. "We let Brian know of our decision earlier today," NBC News President Deborah Turness wrote to staff. "Lester...
  • Brian Williams' lies are not equal to those of Fox 'News'

    There's this speech I give my students. Distilled, it goes like this. "Your primary asset as a journalist is not your dogged curiosity, your talent for research or your ability to make prose sing on deadline. No, your one indispensable asset is your...
  • NBC's Brian Williams suspended for 6 months for 'inexcusable' actions

    NBC's Brian Williams suspended for 6 months for 'inexcusable' actions
     NBC announced Tuesday that it is suspending Brian Williams as "Nightly News" anchor and managing editor for six months without pay for misleading the public about his experiences covering the Iraq War. NBC chief executive Steve Burke said Williams'...
  • David Hawkings: GOP, NBC have prominent players at similar crossroads

    Not often do a congressman and an anchorman see their careers simultaneously lurching onto parallel and perilous tracks. But that's one way of looking at what's happening with Aaron Schock and Brian Williams. The situations facing both the Republican...
  • Rekha Basu: Brian Williams had it and he blew it

    The Brian Williams jokes lighting up Twitter have been cheeky, inventive and devastating. Tweeting under the hashtag #BrianWilliamsMisremembers, people have ridiculed the popular NBC Nightly News anchor for claiming, in an on-air apology last week, that a...
  • TV review: �The Slap� leaves a mark

    Three years ago, the Australian miniseries "The Slap" about the ripples of repercussion following a man's slap of an acquaintance's misbehaving child aired on DirecTV, and it was a compelling look at contemporary families under pressure. Based on the...
  • Brian Williams and the cult of the 'action anchor'

    Brian Williams and the cult of the 'action anchor'
    As Brian William takes a few days off, licking his wounds or twisting slowly in the wind, it's worth remembering that network TV news anchors aren’t the celebrities they used to be.  The Pew Research Center has been recycling the results of a 2013...
  • Grammys: How big a ratings win?

    Grammys: How big a ratings win?
    UPDATED: The Grammys dominated Sunday's broadcast ratings.  The awards show, which ran from 8 to 11:39 p.m., averaged 24.8 million viewers, according to ratings released Tuesday. But the sprawling show saw a dip from last year's audience of 28.5...
  • TV ratings: 'The Bachelor' feels the love, 'Sleepy Hollow' doesn't

    TV ratings: 'The Bachelor' feels the love, 'Sleepy Hollow' doesn't
    Ahead of Valentine's Day, TV love — in all its unabashed glory — was in the air on ABC as "The Bachelor" topped Monday night' viewer ratings. The dating competition, which closed up a two-night event that began Sunday, was up 8% from last...
  • NBC Connecticut Expands Investigative Team

    AJ Walker have joined NBC Connecticut's investigative unit, Troubleshooters. "We're excited to expand our Troubleshooters team to deliver more impactful investigations and better serve our viewers." said Matt Piacente, vice president of news, NBC...
  • Grammys, 'Walking Dead': week's biggies

    Grammys, 'Walking Dead': week's biggies
    UPDATED: The Grammys may have been too long, but the awards telecast was the most-watched program nationally and locally for the week. Sunday's episode of "The Walking Dead" may have been manipulative and evoked a Terrence Malick movie, but it still was...