Who Makes Stuff Up, And Why They Do It

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Guests

Jayson Blair, former reporter for The New York Times and author of Burning Down My Master's House
Meghan O'Rourke, poet, critic and author of The Long Goodbye
Adil Shamoo, editor-in-chief, Accountability In Research

Jonah Lehrer lost his job at the respected New Yorker magazine after admitting that he fabricated quotes by Bob Dylan in his book. He joins a long list of writers, journalists, bloggers and scientists who've crossed the line from fact into fiction.

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