Plagiarism Blog Round Up

Posted by David Rothschild on Jan 25, 2011 1:26:00 PM

Plagiarism is often a trending topic within blogs and the social media sphere. If you search Twitter for #plagiarism, a variety of related topics will pop-up, most of them fresh discussions and updates from within the last few hours. A Google News search on the topic will also provide daily results that include recent instances of plagiarism coverage from around the web.


Tagged:  Social Media

The Problem With Website Plagiarism

Posted by David Rothschild on Jan 19, 2011 1:27:00 PM

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Tagged:  Social Media, Technology

Cross-Medium Plagiarism

Posted by David Rothschild on Jan 12, 2011 1:30:00 PM

plagiarism across mediums 150x150 resized 600The standard form of plagiarism that we hear about most often occurs within a single medium. For example, an original newspaper article is duplicated and published by another newspaper without attribution. 


Tagged:  Resources

Plagiarism Problem: Sometimes Sorry Isn’t Enough

Posted by David Rothschild on Jan 4, 2011 1:32:00 PM

iStock 000002908019XSmallEver since we were little, we’ve been taught that the proper way to redeem ourselves after doing something bad was to say “I’m sorry.” Whether it was an accident or an intentional wrongdoing, “sorry” always made things better. 


Tagged:  Technology, Resources

Climate Change Report: Plagiarism in Other Political Research?

Posted by David Rothschild on Dec 16, 2010 1:35:00 PM

climate change plagiarism resized 600In 2006, a congressional report was released that went up against climate change, challenging prior research that pointed to a global warming trend over the past millennium. 


Tagged:  Current Events, Scientific Technical Medical

Scientific Research Mashups - Higher Risk for Plagiarism?

Posted by David Rothschild on Aug 11, 2010 2:24:00 PM recently covered a new and unique  ‘Web 2.0′ method of publishing scientific research.  Liquid Publication, a European collaborative, has built a software platform that allows scientists to easily post their research to an online journal. 

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Tagged:  International, Scientific Technical Medical

On the Political Plagiarism Front – Non-issue or Critical Issue?

Posted by David Rothschild on Jul 28, 2010 2:27:00 PM

scott mcinnis 136x150 resized 600The newest case of political plagiarism to hit the newsstands involves Colorado gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis. 


Tagged:  Current Events

Plagiarism in the Cyber World

Posted by David Rothschild on Jun 30, 2010 2:35:00 PM

hacker 150x132 resized 600A new book said to be written by former hacker turned security consultant, Gregory D. Evans, has been recently marred by plagiarism accusations.   


Tagged:  Technology

Preventing Plagiarism in Politics

Posted by David Rothschild on May 27, 2010 2:44:00 PM

barack obama 5 resized 600Last week we discussed Maine Gubernatorial candidate Les Otten’s problem with plagiarism, which certainly did his campaign no good. This week another case of political plagiarism has moved to the forefront. Vaughn Ward, a republican candidate for Idaho’s first congressional district, was found to have also plagiarized another politician’s speech. The plagiarized material was not just from any other politician and it wasn’t any run-of-the-mill speech. It was President Obama’s 2004 Democratic Convention Speech that is widely considered to have catapulted him towards the presidency.


Tagged:  Current Events

Political Plagiarism

Posted by David Rothschild on May 18, 2010 2:47:00 PM

capital building 150x150 resized 600In politics, every detail matters.  For politicians, personal lives, family history and medical records can make the difference between winning or losing an election. 


Tagged:  Current Events