Pulitzer Winner's Suspension a New Blow to 'Times'

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As The New York Times investigates the soundness of its own reporting in the wake of an ethics scandal, the paper suspends Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Rick Bragg. He's accused of taking credit for reporting done by an assistant. Earlier, rising Times star Jayson Blair left under a cloud of plagiarism and fabricated details. NPR's Robert Smith reports.

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