As American broadcast and cable networks rushed to cover the horrific terrorist attacks in Paris, a recurring trend was the use of red along with various combinations of the words “attack,” “terror” and “Paris.”
NBC Nightly News
“NBC Nightly News” is the flagship news program for NBC News. It is broadcast from Studio 3B in Rockefeller Center in New York City. The current anchor of the program is Lester Holt, who took over after Brian Williams was reassigned to MSNBC following his suspension.
For its coverage of the aftermath of flooding caused by the remnants of Hurricane Patricia, “NBC Nightly News” featured a sound bite of the emergency manager of one Florida county — one the lowered third claimed is named “Scampi County.”
“NBC Nightly News” misspelled the word “hundreds” in a fullscreen graphic during its coverage of the Iran nuclear deal.
NBC News has begun rolling out logo updates to its social media profiles, including updating the “NBC Nightly News” logo to include Lester Holt‘s name in the profile photo on its Facebook and Twitter page.
On Thursday’s “NBC Nightly News,” substitute anchor Savannah Guthrie mentioned the news that the U.S. Treasury plans to add a woman to the $10 bill — and the broadcast showed a fullscreen animated graphic with a silhouette of a woman that looked an awful lot like it could be Guthrie herself.