March 3, 1993

NBC’s Believability Burned

Report Summary

The believability of NBC News has been diminished in the eyes of the public after it admitted that it staged the explosion of a General Motors truck during a segment of the newsmagazine program “Dateline NBC.”

Cite this publication: “NBC’s Believability Burned.” Pew Research Center, Washington, D.C. (March 3, 1993), accessed on July 23, 2014.