Accuracy in Media

Disgraced NBC News Anchor Brian Williams to Help MSNBC

Just as I was about to publish this blogpost with a different headline, I saw this headline from MSNBC—“Disgraced Fox News exec Roger Ailes to help Trump”—and decided to parrot it. Brian Williams, the disgraced former anchor of NBC Nightly News, will be getting his own half-hour show on MSNBC from Labor Day through Election Day, according […]

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MSNBC, NBC Revenues Decline Amid Disarray, Ratings Plunge

The turmoil surrounding NBC News and MSNBC is beginning to have a deleterious effect on both networks’ finances as revenues are declining while rivals are seeing increases, according to the 2015 Pew State of the Media report. Pew estimated that the Today show’s revenue declined 12 percent from 2013 and even though it’s still the […]

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September 2016

9/27/2016 - Lester Holt gets a C Grade from AIM Chairman for Debate Moderator Performance

9/27/2016 - Lester Holt “became [Clinton’s] Real-Time Fact-Checker”, says AIM Chairman

August 2016

8/17/2016 - Disgraced NBC News Anchor Brian Williams to Help MSNBC

June 2015

6/18/2015 - Brian Williams to Return to NBCUniversal in Unspecified Role

May 2015

5/22/2015 - PBS Edits Out Brian Williams from Lincoln Awards Ceremony—Replaces Him with Michelle Obama Intro

April 2015

4/30/2015 - MSNBC, NBC Revenues Decline Amid Disarray, Ratings Plunge

4/28/2015 - NBC News Chairman Believes Viewers Want Brian Williams Back On the Air

4/27/2015 - Report: NBC News Finds Brian Williams Embellished at Least 11 Times

4/16/2015 - Brokaw on Brian Williams: A “Really, Really Serious Case” [Video]

4/7/2015 - ABC’s World News Tonight Ends NBC Nightly News’ Reign at No. 1

March 2015

3/25/2015 - ABC News Jabs NBC for Padding “Nightly News” Ratings

3/19/2015 - NBC Nightly News Juices “Nightly News” Ratings with Rebroadcasts

3/12/2015 - NBC Nightly News finds that Hillary Clinton’s E-mail Argument is Deeply Flawed

February 2015

2/17/2015 - NBC Nightly News Ratings Drop After Brian Williams Debacle

2/11/2015 - Rachel Maddow: “Awkward” that No One from NBC Will Talk to us About Brian Williams [Video]

2/11/2015 - Bye Bye Brian- NBC Suspends Williams for 6 Months

2/10/2015 - Brian Williams’ Trustworthiness Plummets

2/8/2015 - Brian Williams Temporarily Stepping Away from NBC Nightly News Amid Scandal

2/4/2015 - NBC’s Brian Williams Apologizes for False Iraq Story [Video]

January 2015

1/8/2015 - Maria Shriver Praises Alzheimer Film on NBC- Omits She’s Executive Producer of Film

February 2011

2/16/2011 - NBC News Pres: ‘Nightly News Provides A Vital Service to the Country’