Executive in Juan Williams NPR Firing Resigns

January 7, 2011  |  

(ABC News) — A senior news executive at National Public Radio who played a key role in firing commentator Juan Williams has resigned, NPR said Thursday in announcing the completion of a review of the Williams controversy.  The radio network said in a statement that Senior Vice President for News Ellen Weiss has resigned and NPR’s Board off Directors also recommended new internal procedures for handling personnel decisions and disciplinary action after reviewing Williams’ dismissal in October.

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