Washington Post Faces New Plagiarism Allegations

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Jan 27, 2013 6:08:00 AM

panama-canalFor the second time in under a year, a reporter at the Washington Post has been accused of plagiarism and has faced disciplinary action because of it.

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Plagiarism: From Freelancers to Editors (Interview with Ebyline)

Posted by Jessica Gopalakrishnan on Jan 24, 2013 10:04:00 AM

ebyline-logoCEO and founder Allen Narcisse of Ebyline, a service that allows qualified, experienced journalists to connect with editors and publications, spoke to us about his perspective on plagiarism. Being positioned between writers and editors, Narcisse discusses how big of a problem he thinks plagiarism is and why he thinks its a growing concern.

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CTRL-V Plagiarism in the News - Issue 7

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Jan 22, 2013 2:13:00 PM

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Researcher-Editor-Professor Suspended Without Pay For Plagiarism

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Jan 17, 2013 4:53:00 PM

U-Waterloo-logoIn August of last year, the journal of Microfluidics and Nanofluidics retracted a 2010 article entitled “Induced-Charge Electrokinetic Phenomena” by a University of Waterloo professor Dongqing Li and a PhD student, Yasaman Daghighi. The grounds for the retraction was plagiarism, specifically the misappropriation of text and data.

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New Report: Plagiarism and Misconduct in Medical Research

Posted by Jessica Gopalakrishnan on Jan 11, 2013 12:06:00 PM

plagiarism-medical-researchA report by iThenticate titled, "Rising Tide of Plagiarism and Misconduct in Medical Research," is now available.

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Should Plagiarism Ever Be a Crime?

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Jan 2, 2013 6:05:00 AM

handcuffs plagiarism crimeIn Poland, a Catholic priest and a Professor at the University of Lublin is facing accusations that he plagiarized portions of a volume he wrote entitled, “The Evolution of Polish Church Law Until the 19th Century in the Light of Codification.”

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How the Rise of Freelancing Changes Plagiarism in Journalism

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Dec 26, 2012 5:15:00 AM

plagiarism-in-journalismAs a wrap up of 2012, the Jonah Lehrer scandal will, most likely, be the most-remembered plagiarism and ethics scandal of the year. It was the scandal that brought down one of the world’s best-known science reporters and authors while also opening up the debate about the ethics of self-plagiarism in a way that had not happened before.

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Top Plagiarism Scandals of 2012

Posted by Jessica Gopalakrishnan on Dec 18, 2012 3:25:00 PM

For matters of plagiarism, 2012 will be a year that will live in infamy. With a “summer of sin” that spilled well over into the autumn and winter months It was certainly not a quiet year when it comes to plagiarism.

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Tagged:  Interviews




Plagiarism in Medical Research: An Editor's View on Publication Ethics (Video)

Posted by Jessica Gopalakrishnan on Dec 13, 2012 10:05:00 AM

Esteemed editor for the Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (JAANP), Charon Pierson, shares her experiences with plagiarism and misconduct within nursing and medical research, within publishing, and within teaching. Jason Chu from Turnitin speaks with Charon about medical publication ethics and how editors and researchers can avoid plagiarism.

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Tagged:  Interviews, Best Practices




CTRL-V Plagiarism in the News - Issue 6

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Dec 12, 2012 5:52:00 AM

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Tagged:  Current Events, Newsletter