TIME Readers Have 10 Questions for Brian Williams

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bwilliams_12-30.jpgHere are two:

How do you expect TV journalism to change in the next five years?
- Debra Turner, New York City

I’ve seen a lot of death notices come and go about what I do for a living. Not only are we still standing; I’m proud to report that NBC Nightly News viewers have increased over last year. I think with media rapidly multiplying, the choices we have, have perhaps become so dizzying that there is a kind of “Come home, America” aspect to our increased audience.

Do you actually wear pants while doing the news?
- Curtis Ohl, Escondido, Calif.

I choose to. I know colleagues — and I’m not going to use any coy initials here, Al Roker — I know people in the industry who don’t: Garrison Keillor. I don’t celebrate that. I think it’s a tawdry trick, Matt Lauer.

Here are the other eight.