Sportscaster Keith Olbermann is no stranger to being suspended -- he was briefly taken off his ESPN show last month after getting into a fight on Twitter -- so
Brian Williams, anchor of "NBC Nightly News," won't face disciplinary action after admitting that he embellished his role in Iraq war incident, executive says.
NBC Nightly News' Brian Williams apologized on his Wednesday broadcast for mistakenly saying he was aboard a helicopter that was hit by RPG fire while covering the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq.
"NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams was suspended for six months without pay for exaggerating his role in a helicopter incident in Iraq, marking the first time a network news anchor has been stripped of his duties.
Brian Williams' false statements regarding his experience on a military helicopter during the 2003 invasion of Iraq have turned into a full-blown crisis.