Former New York Times Reporter Jayson Blair On Plagiarizing For The First Time (VIDEO)

August 15, 2014 10:50 PM

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It's been 11 years since former New York Times reporter Jayson Blair's infamous downfall. The newspaper discovered in 2003 that their promising young reporter had plagiarized and lied his way through dozens of stories. He wrote about locations he never visited, ripped off quotes from other publications, and fabricated events that never took place.

"It was after 9/11 and we were all exhausted and all having a difficult time reporting our stories," Blair recalls in the above video. "I was sent to do a man on the street interview. And for whatever reason I didn't come back with a quote. And instead of just saying I didn't come back with the quot...

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