Lesson Title: 

Tribulations of the New York Times

This article discusses the situation created by the behavior of Jason Blair, a journalist of The New York Times accused of stealing news from other colleagues and using false data in his reports, among other things. The author relates this case to a more general situation affecting not only The New York Times, but most media in the US and other countries in the world.


  • Spanish


  • Culture/Society

ILR Level: 

  • 3+/4

ACTFL Proficiency: 

  • Distinguished, Superior
  • This ACTFL rating is an approximation based on the ILR level


  • Reading

Learning Objective: 

  • Maintenance & Improvement

Subject Area: 

  • Language

Material Type: 

  • Learning Object

Publication Year: 




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