The Wall Street Journal calls A Fragile Trust “Remarkable” “Probing” and “Potent”.
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Some of the questions answered in this interview include:
What drew you to the Blair story and compelled you to want to make a film about it?
In your own experiences in journalism did you ever have to deal with anyone who came close to crossing the line ethically?
What were some of the biggest challenges you faced in making A Fragile Trust?
“How A Disgraced Reporter
Tested The Public’s Trust In Journalism”
Samantha Grant talks with NPR’s Michele Martin about the making of A FRAGILE TRUST
Thrilled to say that we got reviewed in print (!) in all the major NYC press and quite a few others as well. In general, story the reviews were pretty good, though the NYT review was, as predicted, short and dismissive.
Check a few of the reviews here:
TONY called A Fragile Trust “a tough-minded analysis” and “well-developed.” Read the full review here.
Salon calls A Fragile Trust “A straightforward documentary (that) unpacks the Gray Lady’s 2003 plagiarism scandal…” Read more here.
This year’s Macon Film Festival has been a success on all fronts—great films, great filmmaker interaction and a wider audience than ever before. Jury winners were announced last night, with … “A Fragile Trust” (also a selection for the 2014 Atlanta Film Festival) taking home the prize for Best Documentary Feature. –Reel Georgia
“It’s been just over ten years since news broke of the scandal involving New York Times reporter Jayson Blair, sick who had been writing stories that he both fabricated and plagiarized. A new film takes us through this bizarre chapter in American journalism.” –WNPR News (Listen to the interview here)
Read more about AFT and the other doc films in the festival lineup here.