Paris Isn’t Free: “We’re Not Above The News”

By Brian 

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On Thursday Brian Williams carefully avoided the Hilton drama. But on Friday night it was the #2 story on NBC Nightly News.

“If you were watching television today then you saw it happen: during the Pentagon’s announcement about general Pace was being made, many of the cable news networks broke away from what was judged to be a more urgent breaking story out of Los Angeles,” Williams said in his intro.

Variety quotes an NBC News spokesperson: “We’re covering it as the appearance of the LA legal system in turmoil. We’re not above the news here.”