NPR Exec Who Fired Juan Williams Resigns
January 6, 2011 at 12:30 PM (PT)
NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO SVP ELLEN WEISS, the executive responsible for the firing of news analyst JUAN WILLIAMS last OCTOBER (NET NEWS 10/21/2010) has resigned. THE NEW YORK TIMES reports her resignation "comes at the conclusion of an internal investigation into the firing conducted by the NPR board and the outside law firm of WEIL, GOTSHAL & MANGES."
WILLIAMS was fired by WEISS after he made controversial comments about Muslims on the FOX NEWS CHANNEL.