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Jayson Blair
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    (March 23, 1976- )
    N.Y. Times Reporter
    Plagiarized and falsified news
    Author of 'Burning Down My Master's House'
    He was caught plagiarizing complete paragraphs from a San Antonio newspaper and reprinting it under his byline in The New York Times.
    He gave affirmative action a black eye.
    He is an alcoholic.
    He used cocaine.
    He was forced into a substance abuse program.
    He told Newsweek: 'I can't say anything other than the fact that I can feel a range of emotions including guilt, shame, sadness, betrayal, freedom and appreciation for those who stood by me.'
    He is a manic depressive.
    He printed false information, hurting the credibility of the N.Y. Times.
    He signed with a literary agent so he could profit from his fraud.
    He falsely claimed he lost a friend at the World Trade Center and then when the Space Shuttle exploded, he falsely claimed to have a relative working at NASA.
    He took his paycheck without earning it.
    He bragged to the Observer that he really thought it was funny how he fooled the brilliant minds at the N.Y. Times for so long and how he forced them to apologize.
    The New York Times caught his deception and published a 7,000 word document correcting his false reporting.
    He resigned his position at the New York Times rather than blame his employer.
    He is clean cut.
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 9 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 23 Votes: 56.52% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 22 Votes: 59.09% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 5 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 11 Votes: 63.64% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 8 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 83 Votes: 68.67% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 67 Votes: 80.60% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 34 Votes: 97.06% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 331 Votes: 68.88% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 109 Votes: 64.22% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 276 Votes: 76.81% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 104 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 154 Votes: 75.32% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 545 Votes: 69.72% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 534 Votes: 69.85% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 763 Votes: 69.72% Annoying
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