It’s been an interesting time for network news these last six months. As you likely know, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams was suspended without pay from his position after it became known that he had exaggerated various war stories on late night talk shows. In his place stepped Lester Holt, who has done a solid job in Williams’ place without much ratings damage.
Late last week the news came out that Holt would be staying in the role of NBC Nightly News anchor, while Williams is heading to MSNBC. The embattled Williams also made an apology for not telling the truth, swearing to win back the trust of his audience. Next came an interview with Matt Lauer, where he blamed his “ego” for his various transgressions.
Of course, Howard Stern and Robin Quivers had an opinion about Williams, his apology and the second chance the anchor is getting and what they thought was Williams’ disastrous interview with Matt Lauer: