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Imus Slur: Williams Announces Suspension

williamsapr9.jpg“Tonight it is being announced on this broadcast that radio host Don Imus, whose national morning show is simulcast on our cable network MSNBC, is being suspended, taken off the air for two weeks starting Monday, because of comments he made last week,” Brian Williams said on Nightly News at 6:37pm.

“Many of us at NBC News are frequent guests on the Imus show. He spent this entire day apologizing under withering fire for the remarks he made about members of the Rutgers basketball team.” Rehema Ellis filed the report…

> Update: 6:55pm: An e-mailer says ABC’s Dan Harris “was quick in reporting what NBC’s Brian Williams announced on Nightly News concerning the two week suspension. CBS lagged behind and was the only network not to report on the suspension immediately…”




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