Tag: stolen valor

Maureen Dowd: NBC News Knew Brian Williams was ‘Pathological’

According to Maureen Dowd in the New York Times, NBC News executives knew Brian Williams had a problem with the truth but the infrastructure wasn’t in place to do anything about it. Per Dowd, things were so bad with Williams that his “flourishes to puff himself up” became “a joke in the news division.”

The Internet is not letting Brian Williams forget his recollection mistake

Tom Brokaw Declines to Defend, Support Brian Williams

In an email exchange with the Huffington Post’s Michael Calderone, former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw disputed reports that he is calling for Brian Williams to be fired. Brokaw, however, is obviously not defending or standing by his successor.

NBC’s Brian Williams: I Was Afraid I Was Going to Die

During a WNYC interview with Alec Baldwin in March of 2013, NBC Nightly News anchor and managing editor Brian Williams told the television actor that he was “briefly” afraid he might die after the Chinook helicopter he was riding in