A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power and Jayson Blair at the New York Times (2013)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Journalism  |   Release Date - Apr 11, 2014 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 75 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Samantha Grant's documentary A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power and Jayson Blair at the New York Times profiles former journalist Jayson Blair, who fabricated stories in the New York Times for several years. The film examines how the paper dealt with the fallout, and takes a look at Blair's history of mental illness.

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journalism, mental-illness, plagiarism, scandal