Brian Williams to MSNBC issues apology
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It’s official! Brian Williams, the Teddy Ruxpin of NBC’s “Nightly News,” has been booted.

Nightly News” fill-in, Lester Holt will take over as permanent anchor making him the first African-American solo anchor of a broadcast network’s evening newscast.

 

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The company said Brian will act as a “breaking news anchor for NBC News live special reports when Holt is not available.”

Brian Williams isn’t completely out of a job. He has been reassigned to MSNBC as anchor of breaking news and special reports.

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