March 18, 2012

New York Times serial plagiarist Jayson Blair comments to David Carr about the Mike Daisey/”This American Life” retraction:

All the good editing, fact-checking and plagiarism-detection software in the world is not going to change the fact that anyone is, under the right circumstances, capable of anything and that journalism is essentially built on trust.

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