NBC news anchor Brian Williams’ viewers wrote in droves last week to urge him to uplift the ‘Nightly News’ broadcasts with some good news. He was shocked at the thousands of responses he received in less than two days after asking viewers to suggest some good news to report.
‘I’m looking at a stack of printed e-mails,’ Williams said Friday. ‘We have more stories than we could humanly cover if we combined all three network newscasts. It’s hit an unbelievable nerve.’
Williams said he’s been hearing it repeatedly from people he meets on the street or viewers who send e-mails: The news is so bad every night that it’s a burden to watch. (Read full AP story at MSNBC.com)
Photo of Brian Williams at 2008 Tribeca Film Festival by David Shankbone