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photoThe Jayson Blair story is a cautionary tale for young-journalists-to-be. A young 27-year-old New York Times reporter's career is cut dramatically short due to a mind-numbing path of deception. Truth, journalism and a betrayal of trust.

Guests:

Jack Shafer, editor-at-large, Slate

Seth Mnookin, media writer, Newsweek

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst and senior editor at The Atlantic Monthly

This program aired on May 14, 2003.

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