The Plagiarism Chain of Events

Posted by Robert Creutz on Nov 10, 2010 1:49:00 PM

If you’ve searched for the word ‘plagiarism’ online in the past several days you’ve  probably encountered a plethora of news stories about a publication called ‘Cooks Source.’ 

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Tagged:  Current Events




Plagiarism in Code

Posted by Janett Perry on Nov 5, 2010 1:52:00 PM

code picture resized 600Today, copying and computer programming seem like two concepts that might be blurred together. 

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Tagged:  Academic, Social Media, Technology




Plagiarism in China

Posted by Janett Perry on Oct 27, 2010 1:54:00 PM

Plagiarism Chinese Characters resized 600China’s economy is rapidly growing in a variety of industries.  One growing sector is even profiting off of the rising incidence of plagiarism in China’s university and research institutions. 

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Tagged:  Current Events, International




Eye on the Billion Dollar Plagiarism Law Suit

Posted by Janett Perry on Oct 20, 2010 1:57:00 PM

money resized 600One of the biggest plagiarism law suits of the decade continues to make headlines in the UK and internationally. Billionaire ‘Harry Potter’ author J.K. Rowling and her publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC face an ongoing law suit coming from the estate of a now-deceased fantasy writer.  

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Tagged:  International, Legal




Original Content: What is a Professional?

Posted by Janett Perry on Oct 14, 2010 1:59:00 PM
professional content resized 600Until very recently in history, most of the content that reached our eyes and ears was ‘professionally’ made.  The magazines, books, newspapers, radio shows, movies and video clips of the past were created by an organization or specialist whose profession was writing, film making, producing music, etc.

As we all are probably aware, that standard model of content creation has drastically changed in the past decade because of the internet.  

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Tagged:  Best Practices




Plagiarism Around the Web

Posted by Janett Perry on Oct 7, 2010 2:01:00 PM

The internet provides a unique way to listen in to what the world is currently speaking about.  Particularly with the advent of real-time search and social media, we can see trends within ongoing global chatter down to a keyword or topic. 

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Tagged:  Social Media




Plagiarism Could Impact Mid-term Elections

Posted by Janett Perry on Sep 27, 2010 2:04:00 PM

voting resized 600Plagiarism has already had a noted effect on politics in 2010. 

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Tagged:  Current Events




Plagiarism and Wikipedia

Posted by Janett Perry on Sep 21, 2010 2:06:00 PM

A recent case of plagiarism has created a great deal of controversy in France.  Michel Houellebecq was already a controversial author before a recent Slate.FR article pointed out the similarities between passages in his new book, La carte et le territoire, and specific Wikipedia articles. 

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Tagged:  Social Media




Blurring the Lines of Ownership with Social News Aggregation

Posted by Robert Creutz on Sep 14, 2010 2:08:00 PM

social news aggregation resized 600“Social News” services are becoming a trend in the news publishing industry.

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Tagged:  Social Media




Plagiarism in Advertising

Posted by Janett Perry on Sep 8, 2010 2:10:00 PM

man men logo 325x200 resized 600A recent episode of the popular AMC TV show Mad Men explores an interesting subject: plagiarism in advertising.  

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Tagged:  Social Media