Dallas Radio Personality Returns After Plagiarism Allegations

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Oct 26, 2013 7:30:00 AM

Chris Arnold is a radio personality well known among sports fans in the Dallas area. Having been on the air since 1980, Arnold, along with his co-hosts run the show “The Fan’s G-Bag Nation”, a popular midday sports program on a CBS affiliated station and he is also a game night emcee for the Dallas Mavericks.

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Self-plagiarism in Journalism

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Oct 9, 2013 1:22:00 PM

toronto-star-logoRecently, The Star in Toronto published a note from the paper’s public editor, Kathy English, drawing attention to a case of plagiarism committed by one of the paper’s interns. However, what made the case unusual was that the intern was not accused of lifting content from another paper, but rather, from an earlier article at The Star.

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WhatCulture Authors Plagiarize Articles Before They're Published

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Sep 27, 2013 5:33:00 AM

plagiarism-finger-pointingIn August, we posted about an incident where the UK newspaper The Daily Mail faced accusations of plagiarizing from the popular comedy website Cracked. However, Cracked finds itself once against the center of a plagiarism scandal and, once again, as the victim, but this plagiarism scandal has a twist: The plagiarists managed to rip off Cracked’s articles before they were even published.

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iPhone Plagiarism Allegations Leads to Tribunal for Doctors

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Sep 11, 2013 11:50:00 AM

plagiarism medical iphoneAccording to a recent report in The Register, three doctors, Dr. Afroze Khan, Dr. Zishan Sheikh and Dr. Shahnawaz Khan in the UK are being brought before Medical Practitioners’ Tribunal Service (MPTS) and face either withdrawal or suspension of their licenses to practice medicine over allegations of plagiarism.

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Using Humor to Counter Plagiarism

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Aug 27, 2013 5:02:00 AM

cracked logoCracked.com is a well-known humor website that specializes in amusing lists, satirical guides and videos lampooning pop culture.

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Taiwan Defense Minister Resigns Amid Plagiarism Allegations

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Aug 9, 2013 2:35:00 PM

andrew yangIn Taiwan this week, Defense Minister Andrew Yang resigned from his post after allegations of plagiarism began to surface.

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Is it Plagiarism When Politicians Copy Ideas?

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Jun 26, 2013 2:45:00 PM

Mayor Dennis O'KeefeA recent article on the CBC website talks about a heated political exchange that's ongoing in St. John's in New Brunswick, Canada as it prepares to vote for its mayor.

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Plagiarism in the Big Easy

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Jun 18, 2013 5:26:00 PM

blake-the-gambitBlake Pontchartrain was, until recently, one of the best-known names in New Orleans journalism. A columnist for an alternative weekly paper The Gambit, his Q&A column was one of the more popular attractions in the paper. In it, he would answer questions about New Orleans and its history, including detailed ones that left many in awe at the breadth of his knowledge, or at least his research skills.

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Plagiarism Allegation Muddies Jonah Lehrer's Comeback

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Jun 16, 2013 6:05:00 AM

plagiarism-jonah-lehrerIt’s been four months since Jonah Lehrer’s disastrous “apology” speech at an event hosted by The Knight Foundation and, though Lehrer hasn’t been in the spotlight much, he apparently has not been sitting idle either.

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Leaving Plagiarism Decisions to the Academics

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Jun 5, 2013 4:22:00 PM

academic-board-u-sydneyIn both the U.S. and elsewhere, there has been a growing trend of plagiarism disputes in academia spilling over to the courtrooms. Whether it’s a student unhappy about about being expelled or a professor unhappy about being put up for termination, more and more are turning to outside adjudicators and even the court system for relief.

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