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Brian Williams' fall reminds networks on cost of ignoring journalism
Brian Williams' fall reminds networks on cost of ignoring journalism

Suddenly, there's money on the table in the world of network news — big money, tens of millions of dollars, waiting to be scooped up, thanks to the implosion of Brian Williams. As a result, the genre usually defined by the metaphor of dinosaurs marching to their graves is now the site of one of the hottest media battles of the year, with all sorts of compelling storylines. How far will ratings for "NBC Nightly News" sink from their top spot of 9 million-plus viewers now that Williams has been suspended for six months as anchor and managing editor of NBC News? The newscast itself was rebranded last week by removing his name from the title. Given that, will he...

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