Fake News-a-Palooza! Brian Williams tries to real-time fact check Lindsey Graham with a ‘straight-up lie’ [video]

And yet Brian-freaking-Williams is still considered to be in a position to fact check somebody else. … Hey, could there be a more credible media "fact checker" than Brian Williams? … That narrative-buster was just too much for MSNBC's Brian Williams to handle…

Glowing report about ‘Brian Williams’ big comeback’ speaks VOLUMES about MSM’s nose-diving credibility

But maybe Williams can credit some of his journo peers for his "comeback" … But a new Politico report skips most of that in favor of helping out with Williams' career rehab effort … Say the name Brian Williams in non-media circles among people who have paid attention to the scorched landscape of media credibility lately and "credible journalist" isn't likely to be the first thing that leaps to the minds of many…

DOOFUS: Brian Williams is trending because he referred to President Trump as President Obama [video]

If you’re still up and on Twitter, you’ll notice “Brian Williams” is trending, which is never a good sign. Here’s why: He accidentally referred to President Trump as President Obama during his anchoring duties, and of course, Twitter noticed: Brian Williams just said "we're cutting to President Obama" and my heart skipped a beat. Dammit...

Forget Brian Williams and his beautiful missiles; this take on North Korea’s hardware is R-rated

Worse yet, Williams tried to wax poetic, paraphrasing some Leonard Cohen lyrics about "the beauty of our weapons." … Earlier this week, MSNBC managed to offend its viewers twice over: first, the channel cut from Rachel Maddow to veteran newsman Brian Williams to cover the U.S. missile strike on a Syrian airbase…

Alec Baldwin thinks Brian Williams is just the man to jerk MSNBC a little more to the right

Times have changed, and things might get awkward were Baldwin and Williams to meet up at the water cooler, particularly after MSNBC handed over the breaking news of the air strike against Syria to Williams, who seemed intent on somehow working the lyrics of "First We Take Manhattan," which he co-wrote with Leonard Cohen, into his coverage. … That was right around the same time that Brian Williams signed on with NBC and was on his way to becoming the network's news anchor…

Brian Williams and Sen. John McCain both express doubts about Rep. Nunes’ statements

Earlier on Wednesday, House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes held a press conference where he claimed that Donald Trump’s personal communications might have been intercepted by the intelligence community. ICYMI: BOMBSHELL? Rep. Nunes: It's 'possible' Trump's personal communications intercepted in 'incidental collection' — Twitchy Team March 22, 2017 His press conference got some attention from MSNBC’s...

Can’t make this up! Brian Williams (yes, THAT Brian Williams) slams #FakeNews

Didn’t Brian Williams lose his job for reporting fake news? Asking for a friend. Brian Williams, who once lost his job for exaggerating details, slams fake news — The Hill December 8, 2016 Oh yeah, he did. Listening to him slam fake news is a little bit like listening to Ike slamming...

News doesn’t get much ‘FAKER’ than this! Brian Williams to get his own show (seriously!)

It sounds like a punchline to a bad joke, something like: Why did Brian Williams cross the road? But it’s true, in an age of fake news, Brian Williams is slated to have his own show. Let the hilarity begin. Brian Williams is getting his own show…okay then. — Katie Pavlich November 18, 2016...

LYIN’ Brian Williams welcomed back with epic mockalanche of #BrianWilliamsPopeStories

And as you'd expect, his return to our television sets was quickly welcomed with the moctastic #BrianWilliamsPopeStories hashtag filled with anecdotes every bit as phony as the anchor himself. … Serial fabulist and liar Brian Williams was back on the air yesterday, hosting NBC's JV coverage of Pope Francis' arrival in D.C. over on MSNBC…

Fox News’ Eric Bolling has one question on the return of Brian Williams to the studio

Maybe Williams should have covered "pizza rat" yesterday as a warm-up. … The return of Williams to the studio to cover the papal visit had Eric Bolling asking one question. … The handful of viewers tuned into MSNBC this afternoon to watch coverage of Pope Francis' arrival at Joint Base Andrews saw another rare site: the return of disgraced reporter Brian Williams to the anchor's chair…

Watch: Jim Carrey goes there on SNL red carpet: 'Where are you hiding Brian Williams?' [Vine]

Media discomfort at Jim Carrey's Brian Williams joke tells you how strong their tribal butthurt stings. — Rick Wilson February 16, 2015 Finally. Jim Carrey may be a raving, anti-gun nut, but he gets credit tonight for speaking about the lying elephant in the NBC room. Or rather, on the Saturday Night Live 40th...

‘Memory is not THIS complicated’: Is Brian Williams losing Ryan Lizza

Writer for 'The New Yorker' tries to defend Brian Williams, fails … Lizza's faith in Williams may be eroding. … Twitchy reported how The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza made a heroic effort to give Brian Williams the benefit of the doubt when it became known that some of Brian's stories weren't true…

Leeann Tweeden: ‘I don’t know how Brian Williams thought he could get away with it’

Let me start by saying this ... I have always liked Brian Williams. … In a Facebook post, she said she doesn't buy Williams' story "in any way, shape, or form" and refuses to accept his "half-assed apology. … Earlier today, sportscaster/model/television host Leeann Tweeden weighed in on suspended NBC News anchor Brian Williams

Brian Williams suspension leads to fresh outbreak of Bush Derangement Syndrome

Not surprisingly, Michael Moore was one of the first out of the gate, publishing a lengthy rant on Facebook chronicling his astonishment that "FINALLY, someone is paying for Iraq war lies… and it's Brian fucking Williams????? … For some reason, some of these people can't seem to help conflating the exposure of NBC News anchor Brian Williams as a chronic liar and aggrandizer and their hatred for President George W. Bush…

New York Times: Is ‘victim’ Brian Williams ‘a compelling case study’ of false memory?

Consulting a number of researchers, professors, and published studies, the Times suggests that Williams' account of being shot at by RPG fire, a "well-documented story, told differently many times by Mr. Williams, actually offers a compelling case study in how memories can change and shift dramatically over time." … A busy news week has seen most of us move on to other subjects, but the New York Times on Tuesday published a lengthy article asking if Williams is a victim of false memory. … Outrage at NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams over his stories of stolen valor quickly turned to relentless ridicule of "Lyin' Brian," leading the newsman to cancel an appearance with David Letterman and suspend himself from the news "temporarily" until the storm blows over…

‘Are u effing kidding me?’ Michael Moore is mad that Brian Williams is the one getting skewered over an Iraq war lie

Pentagon-approved) with the troops and getting to "play war" instead of asking the Bush administration the hard questions THAT DID NOT GET ASKED, and yes there is much to say about how all the networks have dumbed down the nightly news and made it unwatchable... BUT - to let the real liars who were responsible for the Iraq War roam free while instead going after Brian Williams for committing the crime of Faux Macho due to his claim of being on the wrong chopper, well, this just begs to be ridiculed and stopped. … I mean, an entire country was demolished, trillions were wasted, thousands of our troops were killed & wounded, tens/hundreds of thousands of Iraqi civilians were killed, and now, FINALLY, someone is paying for Iraq war lies... and it's Brian fucking Williams????? … Let's see... So George W. Bush is now an artist and a painter & roots for dear brother "Jeb in 2016;" Dick Cheney now appears on many networks as a grumpy old man pundit; Condi Rice gets to be on the board that picks college football's Final 4... but it's Brian Williams who's to be punished for Iraq?…

Heads-up: Stars and Stripes reporter about to drop new Brian Williams story; Update: Interview coming; Update: Audio posted

Stars and Stripes, the independent newspaper that broke the original Brian Williams chopper whopper story last week, is about to publish something new related the controversy. Take cover, NBC. Annnd away weeeee goooo RT @Travis_Tritten: New @starsandstripes #BrianWilliams content coming shortly, stay tuned … — Matthew February 9, 2015 watch out RT @Travis_Tritten: New...

‘What a DOUCHE!’ Boston Herald reports Lyin’ Brian Williams blew off Medal of Honor Society convention for SNL

'Yeah, that's it …': Jon Lovitz zings Lyin' Brian Williams … After the banquet, as Santangelo, Lyons and other committee members relaxed in a lounge at the Colonnade Hotel, Neal Santangelo's wife phoned from their room to say she knew why Brian Williams had to bail out of a Medal of Honor banquet. … Wow. The Boston Herald has a story out today on how in 2006, NBC's Brian Williams bailed as the master of ceremonies for the Congressional Medal of Honor Society's annual convention so that he could appear in a cameo on "Saturday Night Live"…