TITLE

Blair fallout obscures real point: He's a liar

AUTHOR(S)
Richmond, Ray
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;5/27/2003, Vol. 378 Issue 41, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article criticizes Jayson Blair, a former reporter with the newspaper 'New York Times.' The author feels that he is the person who turned plagiarism into an art form. He has retained a literary agent and is said to be entertaining book, TV and movie offers. Blair continues to destroy the very system that created him. The author says that the reality here is that Blair is being treated differently--less harshly, more tolerantly--because he's an Afro-American.
ACCESSION #
10610560

 

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