5 Common Excuses for Plagiarism

Posted by David Rothschild on Mar 30, 2011 12:51:00 PM

plagiarism excuses resized 600We’ve covered a vast array of plagiarism in the news, ranging from cases in politics, research, journalism and academia.  

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Tagged:  Best Practices




Even the Best Can Fall to Plagiarism

Posted by David Rothschild on Mar 23, 2011 12:51:00 PM
Even as the Internet muddies the distinction between what is journalism and what is not, we have historically expected the highest standard of ethics from our established news providers.

iStock 000011894652XSmallIt is for this reason that growing instances of misconduct from our favorite newspapers and star reporters is so disconcerting. 

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Tagged:  Academic




A New Age of Curation in Journalism

Posted by David Rothschild on Mar 16, 2011 12:53:00 PM

network resized 600Mashable.com published a very interesting article on the growing phenomenon of journalistic curation.  A curator is someone who acts as a medium between journalists / publications and readers. 

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Tagged:  Social Media




Fighting Global Diversity – The Evolution of Plagiarism Software

Posted by Janett Perry on Mar 10, 2011 12:55:00 PM

global diversity resized 600Everyday, plagiarism is becoming a more frequent subject in the news.  The New York Times recently published a very interesting article that examines the current state of plagiarism in the world today. 

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Tagged:  Technology, International




How Many Fake Universities Are There Online?

Posted by Janett Perry on Mar 2, 2011 12:57:00 PM

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Tagged:  Academic




Does Plagiarism last for a lifetime?

Posted by David Rothschild on Feb 24, 2011 1:09:00 PM

Guttenberg resized 600A recent case in the news involves Germany’s Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, who allegedly plagiarized his PhD dissertation in 2007.

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Tagged:  Current Events




International Research Community Stands up to Plagiarism

Posted by David Rothschild on Feb 16, 2011 1:12:00 PM

international research‘International research community’ is a term you hear quite often; referring to a global consortium of researchers working together towards a common discovery. 

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Tagged:  Technology, International




Crowdsourced Publishing: Automating the Scientific Editorial Process

Posted by David Rothschild on Feb 10, 2011 1:14:00 PM

Many recent trends point to the standard journalistic editorial process getting a major overhaul to streamline and automate publishing.  assembly line resized 600

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Tagged:  Technology, Scientific Technical Medical




Should Bing Attribute Their Search Results to Google?

Posted by David Rothschild on Feb 2, 2011 1:22:00 PM

google vs bing resized 600Google recently revealed some evidence that shows that Microsoft Bing  may be copying their search results.  

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Tagged:  Technology




Demand Media Leads Publishing in Plagiarism Detection and Prevention

Posted by Robert Creutz on Jan 27, 2011 1:24:00 PM

demand media logoA recent Forbes article referenced Demand Media’s commitment to providing the highest quality content, free of plagiarism and duplication.

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Tagged:  Best Practices