Brian Williams has anchored NBC Nightly News since 2004.

Brian Williams has anchored NBC Nightly News since 2004.

NBC news’ Brian Williams has temporarily stepped down as evening anchor as the network ‘fact checks’ his public recollections about a forced helicopter landing in Iraq and his coverage of Hurricane Katrina. Whether the stories are mis-remembered, exaggerated or patently false, the controversy is sparking myriad questions about trust, truth and credibility. We talk with media critic Erik Wemple about the way forward for Williams.

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  • Erik Wemple Media Writer, The Washington Post

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