NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 11, 2003
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) How "New York Times" reporter Jayson Blair fabricated stories examined; details given of the case against Blair, including specific stories in which details were made up. [On MSNBC in October 2002, BLAIR - reports on the sniper case.] ["Times" executive editor Howell RAINES- promises to find out what went wrong.] [Last December, Fairfax County prosecutor Robert HORAN- says the "New York Times" article is not true.] [Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics & Public Policy director Alex JONES - states Blair was lazy & had a psychological problem with lying.]
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