HOME / Press Box : Media criticism. The Jayson Blair Project How did he bamboozle the New York Times? By Jack Shafer|Posted Thursday, May 8, 2003, at 5:45 PM Tweet (Continued from Page 1) Send your lies to firstname.lastname@example.org. SINGLE PAGE Page: 1 | 2 Tweet MYSLATE Save this story. Follow all Press Box articles. Follow the News and Politics section. Follow stories by Jack Shafer. MySlate is a new tool that lets you track your favorite parts of Slate. You can follow authors and sections, track comment threads you're interested in, and more. SLATE'S MOST VIRAL Tornado Survivor Finds Her Missing Dog in the Rubble of Her Home During a TV Interview Steve Jobs’ Dream Device Has Arrived, and It's Made by Microsoft Will the IRS's Tea Party Profiling Convince Conservatives That All Profiling Is Wrong? Jack Shafer was Slate's editor at large. You can follow him on Twitter or email him at Shafer.Reuters@gmail.com. Photograph of Jayson Blair courtesy of the New York Times. Click here to load comments.