"In his posthumous memoir coming out next week, former NYT managing editor Gerald Boyd reveals that disgraced NYT reporter Jayson Blair "spied on colleagues" and regularly provided inside NYT information to the New York Observer.
According to Boyd, Blair had begun leaking information to Pappu in August 2002 about
Blair had leaked a list to Pappu of all the NYT reporters who had been assigned to the paper's Ira(q) coverage -- "including," Boyd said,
- "staffing decisions, newsroom strategies, and dispute," in reply to Pappu's regular email questions....
"The information was confidential and
competitive," Boyd fumed, "and its release was potentially life-threatening.""...
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