News Brian Williams still lying...embellished at least 10 times

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  1. boognishstern

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    Brian Williams embellished at least 10 times while reporting, NBC probe finds: report
    BY Jason Molinet
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
    Saturday, April 25, 2015, 4:49 AM
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    Brian Williams, above, is on unpaid leave from “NBC Nightly News” after false comments about being shot down in a helicopter in Iraq.
    Suspended NBC News anchor Brian Williams could still have more to answer for.

    An internal probe by at least five journalists has turned up at least 10 instances where Williams lied or exaggerated about his reporting, a source with knowledge of the NBC investigation told CNN.

    The network hit the 55-year-old Williams with a six-month suspension without pay from “NBC Nightly News” on Feb. 10 after he was caught in a lie about being in a helicopter that took heavy ground fire during the Iraq War.

    The latest look at the benched anchor’s work has turned up previously unreported statements Williams made about events from Cairo’s Tahrir Square during Egypt’s Arab Spring that appear to be inconsistent with his time there in February 2011, according to The New York Times.

    In an interview that same year with Jon Stewart on “The Daily Show” Williams said he “actually made eye contact with the man on the lead horse” during violent protests in the square.

    Stewart asked about pro-government forces using whips.

    “Yeah,” Williams said. “He went around the corner after I saw him, they pulled out whips and started beating human beings on the way.”

    Those statements don’t quite jibe with the facts since it appears Williams stood on a balcony overlooking the square and did not set foot among the protests, The Times reported.

    NBC’s investigation is still ongoing, according to sources.

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    “NBC Nightly News” anchor Tom Brokaw, right, and his successor Brian Williams, pose for a photo in the NBC news department.
    Insiders have pointed to Williams’ need to live up to legendary predecessor Tom Brokow and his body of work as a factor in the fibs.

    Williams had been the network’s anchor for a decade.

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    Now they're really making it tough - leaving it up to us to try to figure out which one of those two is full of the most shit.
     
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    beetlejosh Do I look like I'm not stupid, Sal?! Gold

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    Next he'll blame his lying on radiation from the Nagasaki blast.
     
  6. monsoon

    monsoon Who are you with?

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    Some people have absolutely no problem lying. They have no conscious and seriously don't give a flying fuck.

    :whythelongface?:

    F mutt
     
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    Oh no...
    I am shocked and appalled...

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    fuck both of these lib Obama sucking fuckers. Propagandists and total fucking liars :eek:
     
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    it's so ridiculous it could make for a funny movie.
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    not sure why people expect entertainers to tell the truth.
     
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    He is never coming back to NBC news so whatever they find on him makes no matter.
     
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    he may be a guy who viewed the tv news as a mix of information and entertainment
    if he is that guy he may be correct
    he does seem nice however
     
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    :secret: I made the unfortunate mistake of marrying one of those..... :rolleyes:
     
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    Hugh Blowmont Just be funny

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    Are you still married to him? :)
     
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    Its not just Jim there all full of shit. Remember Geraldo with the Shots Hillary she was under fire that was bull shit. Its T.V.
     
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    Not just him
     
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    For the sheeple amongst us, Google "charles Jaco cnn fake scud attack Iraq"

    Cnn and fake reporter charles Jaco pretended they were getting a scud attack in Iraq when in realty it was a cnn studio in the us with a blue screen.

    Think about that, what else the fuck are they lying about ? It's on youtube and you can watch that shit right now.
     
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    with any luck, he'll be doing a "news" show on yahoo soon.