NBC Suspends Brian Williams For Six Months

NBC is suspending its ‘Nightly News’ anchorman. The network released a memo Tuesday saying Brian Williams would be suspended for six months without pay. Lester Holt will continue to sub-in for Williams on “NBC Nightly News.”

NBC added that, “As Managing Editor and Anchor of Nightly News, Brian has a responsibility to be truthful and to uphold the high standards of the news division at all times.”

Williams has been under intense scrutiny after he admitted to exaggerating accounts about his experience in Iraq. He announced his hiatus from NBC over the weekend. Source: OKTV

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