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February 4, 2015

JOURNALISM: Brian Williams Apologizes For False Iraq Story Casting Himself In A Heroic Light. “NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams apologized on Wednesday for falsely claiming that he had been aboard a helicopter that was shot down during the invasion of Iraq in 2003, Stars and Stripes reports.”

To be fair, lots of journalists have lied about Iraq, so what’s one more?

UPDATE: “Brian Williams went Full Neil Tyson. You never go Full Neil Tyson.”

ANOTHER UPDATE: Shades of Hillary’s Phony Sniper Story. (Bumped).

MORE: Brian Williams talks about his experience in Iraq, and about how much more macho he is than his critics.