When we first reported on NBC’s Brian Williams last Friday, we all assumed another shoe would drop. And it did. This week, the network announced that Williams is suspended without pay for six months for misrepresenting what happened to him in Iraq 12 years ago. Now, though, it appears the network is taking a closer look at more exaggerated claims.

Dan Kennedy is an associate professor of journalism at Northeastern University.

Adam Reilly is a reporter for WGBH News. 

Joshua Benton is the director of the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University.

Tom Fiedler is the dean of Boston University's College of Communication.