Brian Williams Suspended From NBC News For Six Months After Misleading Statements

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – NBC News has decided to suspend Brian Williams from his duties as “NBC Nightly News” chief anchor and managing editor for six months without pay in the wake of the scandal over his misleading statements about his time covering the Iraq war in 2003.

The controversy over Williams’ embellishments have engulfed NBC News since the early last week when his account of facing enemy fire while riding in a helicopter was challenged by Iraq veterans.

Read more at http://www.philly.com/philly/entertainment/television/Brian_Williams_suspended_from_NBC_News_for_Six_Months.html#m7KJ1cDLDZuPP1Qe.99

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