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Nightline: Troubled Times #743244

ABC Special for Thursday, May 15, 2003

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  • Live discussion with Chris Bury (ABC), Newsweek editor Mark Whitaker, Washington Post columnist Howard Kurtz, and National Association of Black Journalists President Condace Pressley re: issues surrounding the story of New York Times correspondent Jason Blair’s plagiarism and fabrication, including whether or not affirmative action affected the situation.
  • Taped segment with Bob Jamison (ABC), Alex Jones of the JFK School of Government at Harvard University, Terry Neal of the washingtonpost.com, Al Raines‡, Seth Mnookin of “Newsweek”, Columbia University professor Banning Merrivile‡, William McGowan, and unidentified others.
  • Reporter(s):
    Jamieson, Bob

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