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Prospects Fading For ‘NBC Nightly News’ Anchor Brian Williams’ Return

Brian Williams is gone, but not forgotten — because the story just keeps getting worse.

April 28, 2015

Late Night Roundup: David Letterman For Senate?

Senator Al Franken (D-MN) made a suggestion to his old friend David Letterman, to deal with the controversies back in Indiana.

April 2, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Jon Stewart’s Victory Lap For Veterans

Jon Stewart, 1 — Department of Veterans Affairs, 0

March 25, 2015

Fox ‘News’ Proof Of Old P.T. Barnum Adage

Bill O’Reilly would be barred from most newsrooms. But not at Fox.

March 11, 2015

Republicans, Democrats Split On Brian Williams’ Fate, Poll Finds

Democrats are far more supportive of the NBC anchor than Republicans are.

March 9, 2015

Cartoon: Bill O’Reilly At War

The Fox News loudmouth reports under fire.

February 23, 2015
Photo: British actor Jamie Dornan (R) and US actress Dakota Johnson pose for photographers ahead of the UK Premiere of 'Fifty Shades of Grey' in central London on February 12, 2015 (AFP/Leon Neal)

On Arkansas’ Anti-Gay Law, And Other Ridiculous Headlines

Gene Lyons takes on ‘Fifty Shades of Gray,’ the Brian Williams mess, and more.

February 18, 2015
Photo: NBC News anchor Brian Williams speaks onstage at 2014 Stand Up For Heroes at Madison Square Garden at Madison Square Garden on November 5, 2014 in New York City (AFP/Andrew H. Walker)

Brian Williams Pays Price For Tall Tales

Will Brian Williams ever be able to salvage his reputation?

February 17, 2015
Photo: Top US television anchor Brian Williams says he is taking himself off the air for "several days" as he faces an internal investigation for embellishing an Iraq war story (AFP/Robyn Beck)

Big Lies, Little Lies, And The Punishment Of Brian Williams

More than a decade after the Iraq invasion, the only individual deemed worthy of punishment is a TV newsman who inflated a war story on a talk show.

February 12, 2015
Photo: Jon Stewart has hosted "The Daily Show" for 16 years (AFP/Robin Marchant)

Stewart, Williams, And Thick Skins

There’s a problem with all of the media focus on Jon Stewart and Brian Williams.

February 12, 2015
Photo: NBC News anchor Brian Williams speaks onstage at 2014 Stand Up For Heroes at Madison Square Garden at Madison Square Garden on November 5, 2014 in New York City (AFP/Andrew H. Walker)

Why I’m Pulling For Brian Williams

Connie Schultz explains why journalists want Williams’ career to survive.

February 11, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Jon Stewart’s Big News

Jon Stewart gave his major announcement on “The Daily Show” — plus a nice video of a monkey giving a cat a bath.

February 11, 2015
Photo: Top US television anchor Brian Williams says he is taking himself off the air for "several days" as he faces an internal investigation for embellishing an Iraq war story (AFP/Robyn Beck)

Brian Williams’ Lies Are Not Equal To Those Of Fox ‘News’

If Williams worked for Fox News, would anyone care that he lied?

February 11, 2015

Late Night Roundup: From The Super Bowl To Snoop Dogg

Conan O’Brien said his hometown of Boston let him down after the Super Bowl — when they *didn’t* riot in victory.

February 3, 2015

Endorse This: Brian Williams ‘Slow-Jams The News’ With Jimmy Fallon

The Tonight Show offered up a soul-filled musical performance, to explain the immigration standoff.

December 3, 2014