FragilePosterNYC-Shout Out: A Fragile Trust opens tomorrow (4/11/14) at the Quad Cinema on 13th Street just south of Union Station. Q&A sessions are planned all weekend with Samantha Grant & other guests. Click here for times & ticket information.


Full Title = A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power, and Jayson Blair at the New York Times


In 2003, New York Times reporter Jayson Blair was fired for plagiarism. As press pounced on the scandal, it was quickly clear that many people knew Blair was “in trouble,” but no one actively intervened until the damage–to Blair AND to the Times–was irreversible.

Filmmaker Samantha Grant does a good job of description, but she never really delves as deep as she should into complex questions of causality. (JLH: 3/5)

Click HERE for our FF2 Haiku. Already seen by both me & Rich.

Photo Credits: Samantha Grant / A Fragile Trust Press Kit

Q: Does A Fragile Trust pass the Bechdel Test? DigitalStampA


Kinda sorta.

Grant interviews several female informants even though all the major players were guys…

Tags: A Fragile Trust, Jayson Blair, Samantha Grant

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