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1 hr. 18 min.

Plot Summary
Correspondent Jayson Blair's serial plagiarism impacted The New York Times and the entire journalism profession.


Director: Samantha Grant

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Gush Productions, ITVS

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

Release Date: April 11th, 2014|1 hr. 18 min.

critic reviews (9)
fan reviews ( )
  • 60
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    The movie covers all the bases, but doesn’t advance the story. show more

  • 50
    John DeFore The Hollywood Reporter

    Though its even-tempered account may be more thorough than print and TV coverage at the time, the doc doesn't offer anything dramatic enough to draw many eyeballs at this late date. show more

  • 63
    Farran Smith Nehme New York Post

    It’s a swift, vivid movie, but 10 years past the scandal, not much is new. show more

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