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  • Brian, we hardly knew ya

    It's sad to see a good man fall from grace. Nobody rejoices in seeing NBC anchor Brian Williams suspended for six months without pay. But nobody doubts he deserves the punishment, either. The best anchor on television, hands down, Williams nevertheless...
  • FIFA says it is awarding Fox, Telemundo another World Cup

    FIFA is sticking with its American TV partners through another World Cup. In a surprise announcement Thursday, the sport's world governing body extended the U.S. and Canadian deals for its tournaments through 2026. Fox added U.S. English-language...
  • For Brian Williams, questions remain over whether suspension leads to permanent exit

    In handing Brian Williams a six-month suspension for misleading viewers, NBC Universal chief Steve Burke says his chief anchor deserves a second chance. Whether he actually gets one is an open question. Time is renowned for its healing powers but in this...
  • NASCAR PREVIEW: All eyes on Jeff Gordon finale in No. 24

    NASCAR PREVIEW: All eyes on Jeff Gordon finale in No. 24
    Through driver changes, network shuffles, a new championship format and NASCAR's push to reinvent itself, the one constant for more than two decades has been Jeff Gordon behind the wheel every week of the iconic No. 24. Well, it's time to buckle up...
  • Jon Stewart says Brian Williams had 'infotainment confusion syndrome'

    Jon Stewart says Brian Williams had 'infotainment confusion syndrome'
    It seems like everybody in media, from the cable news chatterers to the morning radio crews is talking about Brian Williams and the controversy that has erupted around an erroneous story Williams has been delivering about his time reporting in Iraq in...
  • Martin Schram: Anchor adrift, questions unasked

    Martin Schram: Anchor adrift, questions unasked
    NBC News is now focusing its investigative lens on its own temporarily dropped anchor, Brian Williams. For the next six months, at least, the $10 million a year superstar of 30 Rock will be on an unpaid suspension assignment somewhere in NBC's Elba. The...
  • Brian Williams' lies are not equal to those of Fox 'News'

    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...
  • Jon Stewart and Brian Williams: 2 big TV stars with opposite fates departing their shows

    Jon Stewart and Brian Williams were mirror images of each other in an era when the nature of TV news, like the people who present it, has increasingly been muddled. And on Tuesday, the career of each of these big-time TV stars — a fake news...
  • NBC's Brian Williams, in stunning fall from grace, gets six-month suspension

    NBC's Brian Williams, in stunning fall from grace, gets six-month suspension
    "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams was suspended for six months without pay for exaggerating his role in a helicopter incident in Iraq, marking the first time a network news anchor has been stripped of his duties. The disciplinary action Tuesday...
  • Iraq story cost Brian Williams his credibility

    What was NBC News anchor Brian Williams thinking when he told the story about his being shot down over Iraq in 2003 ("Brian Williams takes leave from NBC anchor desk," Feb. 7)? The fabricated incident not only calls into question his credibility but...
  • Review: 'The Slap'

    Review: 'The Slap'
    As full disclosure in discussing NBC's new miniseries "The Slap," I must say that, as a youngster, I got the occasional whack for misbehaving. From my wonderful parents. From a loving uncle or grandmother. From grade-school teachers. From who-knows-who-...