Kent State Holds Media at the Movies: "A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power and Jayson Blair at the New York Times” | Kent State University

Kent State Holds Media at the Movies: "A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power and Jayson Blair at the New York Times”

Kent State Holds Media at the Movies: "A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power and Jayson Blair at the New York Times”

Join Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication for a screening of the 2014 documentary “A Fragile Trust: Power, Plagiarism and Jayson Blair at The New York Times” on March 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the Franklin Hall First Energy Auditorium (Room 340).

“A Fragile Trust” tells the story of Jayson Blair, the serial plagiarist of our time, and how he unleashed the massive scandal that rocked The New York Times and the entire world of journalism.

The screening will be followed by a panel discussion of ethics issues. Panelists include Jim Crutchfield, former publisher of the Akron Beacon Journal and current member of the board of the Knight Foundation; Brian Welsh, M.D., board-certified psychiatrist and chief medical officer at Coleman Professional Services; Deborah Barnhaum, Ph.D., chair of Kent State’s Department of Philosophy and ethics expert; and Thor Wasbotten, director of Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

For more information, visit http://kent.edu/jmc/news/media-movies-fragile-trust-plagiarism-power-and....

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Media Contact: Shantae Rollins, srollin2@kent.edu, 330-672-2572