Independent Lens

A Fragile Trust: Jayson Blair on Where It All Began to Fall

Clip: Season 15 Episode 18 | 1m 12s

In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary A Fragile Trust, former journalist Jayson Blair himself recounts his thought process when it came to plagiarizing other articles in order to avoid firsthand research, specifically for the story of then-missing Army Specialist Edward Anguiano.

Aired: 05/04/14

Rating: TV-PG

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