Brian Williams, NBC News anchor, suspended 6 months without pay for Iraq lie

By Washington Times


FILE - In this Nov. 5, <a href=abortion 2014 file photo, Brian Williams speaks at the 8th Annual Stand Up For Heroes, presented by New York Comedy Festival and The Bob Woodruff Foundation in New York. Williams is backing out of scheduled appearance on David Letterman’s “Late Show” on Thursday.That news from NBC came Sunday, a day after Williams said he was stepping away from NBC’s “Nightly News” as the network looks into the anchor’s admission that he had told a false story about being on helicopter hit by a grenade while reporting on the Iraq war. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP, File)” width=”433″ height=”252″ />NBC News anchor Brian Williams was suspended Tuesday for six months without pay after admitting that he wrongly reported being under fire during the Iraq … read more >  in Washington Times
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