NBC Apologizes for Omitting 9/11 Moment of SIlence, Sort of

Apologizes to affiliates for making them a target of criticism, but not apologizing the decision to run an interview with Kris Jenner instead


NBC News has sent managers at its affiliated stations an apology for putting them through severe criticism after Todayfailed to carry the moment of silence the nation observed on Sept. 11, according to a report by the New York Times.

However, Steve Capus, president of NBC News, did not apologize for the decision not to show the President and first lady as they called for the moment of silence. Capus also did not issue a public apology and there was no official press release to the media about NBC's actions.