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Coming Soon to Independent Lens: A Fragile Trust

Preview: Season 15 Episode 18 | 2m 13s

The stunning story of Jayson Blair, a promising young African American reporter who became entangled in a plagiarism scandal, with the ensuing media frenzy leaving The New York Times with a major blemish and leading to heated debates about racism, drug abuse, mental illness, and journalistic power struggles.

Aired: 05/04/14

Rating: TV-PG

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