NBC Evening News for Friday, May 09, 2003
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Washington: Pete Williams) The story of "New York Times" reporter Jason Blair, who fabricated or copied from other newspapers many of the stories he wrote, presented; details given about untrue accounts of the Washington, DC, area sniper case. [Earlier, BLAIR – explains his sources.] ["New York Times" executive editor Howell RAINES- says there is a sense of betrayal.] [“New Yorker” media critic Ken AULETTA- comments on Blair’s promotions despite the many mistakes he made.]
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