NBC News President: ‘This Has Been A Difficult Few Days’

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February 6, 2015 5:54 p.m.
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The president of NBC News said in a memo to staffers on Friday that the network has experienced “a difficult few days” after anchor Brian Williams admitted to telling a bogus story about his reporting during the Iraq War.

In the memo, obtained by the Poynter media news site and other outlets, President Deborah Turness stressed that “Brian apologized once again, and specifically expressed how sorry he is for the impact this has had on all of you and on this proud organization.”

The network is “working on what the best next steps are,” she added.

The Associated Press and the New York Daily News reported Friday that the network is launching an internal investigation into the matter.

Read the full memo at Poynter.

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