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Beware the journalistic wunderkinds

- August 10th, 2012

This week’s column was prompted by the discovery that Jonah Lehrer, a staff writer for The New Yorker, made up quotes for a book he wrote on creativity. It turns out Bob Dylan never said what Lehrer quoted him as saying.

Now that’s creativity.

Lehrer joins a growing list of young journalists who have been drummed out of the industry for ethical lapses.

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