The Fox pundit’s claims of reporting from hot spots continue to raise questions, but he and the network stand firm.
The popular host shouts down his critics as he faces claims that he exaggerated 1982 reporting exploits.
Major news organizations spare no expense to hire political journalists to cover the nascent presidential race.
The magazine says he has “his own Brian Williams problem,” but the Fox host calls the article “slander.”
The widely admired New York Times columnist is remembered by the people whose careers he nurtured.
Executives opted to suspend anchor with no guarantee of return.
The network said the suspension is effective immediately., without pay, as questions swirl around statements Williams made about his reporting in Iraq, New Orleans and other places in the past decade.
The anchor’s statements on the 2006 incident aren’t part of NBC’s investigation into his past reporting.
The evening news anchor’s statements about the Iraq war and Hurricane Katrina are being looked into by the network.
The inquiry into the news anchor’s history will include his coverage of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.