Apr
01
2011

NBC Viewers Finally Learn About GE's Tax-Dodging–Sort Of

There's been plenty of talk about NBC's decision to skip the news about General Electric's ability to make huge profits and pay zero taxes. Now, it's possible that everyoneat NBC misplaced theircopies of the March 25 New York Times, but the GE story finally made it to the NBC Nightly News yesterday–in a report that was basically a chance for GE boss Jeffrey Immelt, whose company owns nearly half the network, to try and rebut the story. Anchor Brian Williams started off by saying this: The news is still reverberating this week after last week's page-one story in the New […]