Juan Williams Defends His Journalistic Integrity

By Andrew Gauthier 

Baltimore Sun

After nearly a week of reflection on his abrupt firing from National Public Radio, commentator Juan Williams said Tuesday he believes he did not breach “any journalistic ethics” when he said on television that he felt unsettled when passengers dressed in Muslim garb board airplanes.

“Over the weekend, people would say to me, ‘Oh, you just got a new deal from Fox? Congratulations, that it all worked out so well,'” Williams said in an interview with the Baltimore Sun following an address at the University of Maryland School of Law that earned him a standing ovation. “But there’s an emotional disconnect, because the way it feels to me is like I just got fired and I’m not even sure what I did wrong.” More…