Report: Investigation Finds 11 Embellishments by Brian Williams

An investigation by NBC News has reportedly found 11 incidents in which Brian Williams embellish stories related to his news reports. The internal investigation was sparked by an apology Williams issued earlier this year, after it came to light that the anchor exaggerated a story about having his helicopter hit by a rocket while embedded during the Iraq war. Soldiers present disputed his claim, saying that a different helicopter nearby was shot, not the one Williams was on. According to a report in The Washington Post, the investigation team found numerous other inconsistencies, though it is not known when they will make their findings officially public. The Post spoke to “a person familiar with details of the probe.” Williams’ suspension from the NBC Nightly News comes to an end in August, but it is still unclear if he will return to the anchor desk, though some insiders think it is unlikely …

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