Medical Plagiarism – Residency Applications

Posted by Janett Perry on Jul 22, 2010 2:29:00 PM

docotr 150x150Doctors have always been held in high regard in our society, for good reasons. Medical doctors are considered some of the most qualified professionals in any field or industry.  Doctors undergo years, sometimes even a decade, of study, training and practice before they are fully qualified.  Residency is often considered the most important part of a doctor’s training, providing a time to practice medicine while developing a specialization.

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Tagged:  Current Events, Scientific Technical Medical




Film Critic Plagiarism

Posted by Janett Perry on Jun 3, 2010 2:42:00 PM

film critics1 resized 600There recently was an online plagiarism fiasco that involved a YouTube movie reviewer ripping off a number of film reviews straight from the website JoBlo.com.  

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Tagged:  Social Media, Current Events




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.

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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. 

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Tagged:  Current Events




Law Firm Plagiarism

Posted by Janett Perry on Mar 31, 2010 7:32:00 AM

952313 gavel 150x150 resized 600International law firm Ropes and Gray is currently facing a $82.5 million plagiarism law suit, filed by their former client Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. 

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Tagged:  Current Events, Legal




Online News Up, Editorial Process Down

Posted by Janett Perry on Mar 23, 2010 7:33:00 AM
news up edit down resized 600The Pew Project for Excellence in Journalism recently revealed its ‘State of the News Media Industry 2010‘ report, which details the various trends in American journalism.

One of the continued trends from previous years was the decline of traditional print circulation:  

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Tagged:  Current Events




New York Times Plagiarism – Nature or Nurture?

Posted by Robert Creutz on Mar 11, 2010 7:35:00 AM

nature vs nurture resized 600Are recent incidents of newspaper plagiarism examples of Nature, something that would ‘naturally’ occur due to the inadvertent duplication of content, or Nurture, where plagiarism is happening because of the publishing environment writers are placed in?

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Tagged:  Current Events




Preventing Plagiarism: A Seal of Approval for News Publishers

Posted by Robert Creutz on Mar 2, 2010 7:36:00 AM

seal of approval1 resized 600There has been a recent series of plagiarism incidents coming out of news publications, from within large organizations like the New York Times to smaller ones like the Daily Beast.  

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Tagged:  Current Events




Posner: True Value of Plagiarism Detection Software

Posted by Janett Perry on Feb 24, 2010 7:38:00 AM

WalkDontWalk 150x150 resized 600In a February 10 blog, Gerald Posner did his best to explain an onslaught of plagiarism accusations, and his subsequent resignation from The Daily Beast. 

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Tagged:  Technology, Current Events




No Reputation is Immune to Plagiarism

Posted by David Rothschild on Feb 22, 2010 7:39:00 AM

new york times logo 300x297 150x150 resized 600The New York Times is considered America’s premiere news publication. The paper was established in 1851 and has consistently published some of the best work since its inception, including a large number of Pulitzer prize awarded pieces.  The Times has a reputation for journalistic integrity and an eye for detail.  The New York Times is also one of the largest papers in the world, publishing a large volume of content everyday both in print and online distribution formats. 

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Tagged:  Social Media, Current Events