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"New York Times" / Resignations #730135

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 05, 2003
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Studio: Peter Van Sant) The resignations of the "New York Times" two top editors, executive editor Howell Raines† & managing editor Gerald Boyd†, in the midst of the reporter fraud scandal involving Jayson Blair† featured; statement from publisher Arthur Sulzberger† quoted; examples cited of Blair’s misstatements. ["New York Times" staffer Jerelle KRAUS†- comments.] ["New York Times" writer Deborah SONTAG†- says the last month has been stressful.] [BLAIR – apologizes; admits to struggles with substance abuse & mental illness.] [Project for Excellence in Journalism Tom ROSENSTIEL†- says the "New York Times" will survive.]

Pelley, Scott;
Sant, Peter Van

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