The iconic American news host, Brian Williams, has been under intense scrutiny in recent weeks. We have followed the conversations online and off. The late David Carr’s New York Times article on February 8, 2015 resonated with us the most.
In Brian Williams, Retreading Memories from a Perch Too Public, Carr provided a thoughtful point of view about what news hosts face in today’s competitive market.
We want our anchors to be everywhere, to be impossibly famous, globe-trotting, hilarious, down-to-earth, and above all, trustworthy. It’s a job description that no one can match.”
Additional viewpoints from crisis and reputation experts – including our own CEO — are featured in this week’s “Crisis of the Week” column, at The Wall Street Journal.