Does Intent Matter with Plagiarism?

Posted by David Rothschild on Feb 9, 2010 7:42:00 AM

justice resized 600A recent case of plagiarism emerged from the Daily Beast online news site late last week.  Daily Beast author Gerald Posner admitted to copying several sentences from a piece in the Miami Herald. 

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Tagged:  Current Events, Best Practices




Plagiarism and Comedy

Posted by Janett Perry on Nov 20, 2009 7:48:00 AM

1187221 stage is yours 150x150 resized 600Comedians have been facing problems with a recent surge in internet plagiarism.  Stand up comics make their livings through their jokes.   Just as a writer creates a story – short or long – comedians spend countless hours crafting their humor and honing their jokes for the sole purpose of raucous laughter upon delivery. 

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Plagiarism Checker Case Study: Hartford Courant

Posted by David Rothschild on Oct 2, 2009 7:54:00 AM

newspaper resized 600The Hartford Courant came under fire earlier this month for plagiarizing the stories of several of their competitors, including the Bristol Press and Britain Herald. 

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Tagged:  Current Events