The people working a Gannett stations have been told to keep their mouth shut and watch their tweets when it comes to the Brian Williams scandal.
Patti Dennis, VP of News sent this internal memo to the staff with the subject line "Brian Williams":
From: Dennis, Patti
Date: February 11, 2015 at 6:01:34 AM PST
To: Gannett Broadcast News Directors
Subject: Brian Williams
Please be aware no one should be talking to the press about NBC’s decision. [Gannett Broadcasting president] Dave Lougee and [corporate communications veep] Jeremy Gaines are the only ones to address this outside of our organizations. Please refer all inquiries to Dave Lougee.
Please make sure your staff knows. Also, be very thoughtful with posts and tweets.