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Plagiarism

  1. plagiarism
    Nora Roberts Is Suing a Brazilian Author for ‘Rare and Scandalous’ PlagiarismRoberts claims Cristiane Serruya’s books copy “dozens” of other authors.
  2. plagiarism
    SNL Accused of Plagiarizing Two Sketches From New York Comedy GroupThe Temple Horses have lawyered up.
  3. books
    Jill Abramson Accused of Plagiarism in Merchants of TruthThe evidence has been described as “overwhelming.”
  4. plagiarism
    Former New York Times Editor Jill Abramson Accused of PlagiarismAfter initially denying the allegations, Abramson tweeted, “I take seriously the issues raised and will review the passages in question.”
  5. 2020 elections
    Biden’s Baggage Could Be a Heavy Lift in 2020Problems with Biden’s record go far beyond the 1994 crime bill and Anita Hill. His longevity in politics is a treasure trove for his foes.
  6. appropriation
    New Plagiarism Accusations Spark a Twitter Debate on ‘After’ PoemsAnother poet accused of theft — or is it just a centuries-old form of homage?
  7. talking to
    Inside the Mind of a PlagiaristAfter recent scandals in the poetry world, the Cut spoke to three women with a history of plagiarism.
  8. plagiarism
    Poetry Twitter Erupts Over a Plagiarist in Their MidstAiley O’Toole was a young poet on the rise, until colleagues found she’d stolen their verse.
  9. So You Want to Accuse Someone of Stealing Your JokeIn a business where you’re only as good as your material, joke theft is one of comedy’s high crimes. Just make sure the joke’s not on you.
  10. Was Michael Jackson a Plagiarist?“Michael stole a lot of stuff. He stole a lot of songs,” says Quincy Jones.
  11. advice
    What Your Therapist Really Thinks: ‘My Friend Says I Stole Her Ideas’This week’s column from Your Therapist.
  12. Bob Dylan Might Have Used SparkNotes to Write His Nobel Prize LectureHis descriptions of Moby Dick seem awfully familiar.
  13. Sheriff David Clarke Plagiarized Parts of His Master’s Thesis: ReportThe controversial Milwaukee sheriff, who says he was tapped to join the Department of Homeland Security, denies the CNN report.
  14. Neil Gorsuch Accused of Plagiarizing Parts of His Book and an Academic ArticleThe White House called it a “last-second smear,” but some experts said that at the very least, his book contains sloppy attributions.
  15. Following Plagiarism Reports, Monica Crowley Won’t Join Trump AdministrationThe former Fox News talking head will not join Michael Flynn at the National Security Council.
  16. trump transition
    Report: Trump Adviser Monica Crowley Plagiarized Parts of Her 2012 Best SellerCNN has found more than 50 instances in which she lifted passages or phrases from other sources.
  17. BuzzFeed Denies Stealing Video Ideas by Admitting to Recycling Its Own StuffOne vlogger has had enough of BuzzFeed’s shenanigans.
  18. courts
    Led Zeppelin Wins ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Plagiarism TrialThe band was accused of lifting the song’s intro from “Taurus” by Spirit.
  19. French YouTube Star Plagiarized Videos by Translating ThemMon dieu!
  20. select all
    Russell Wilson Copy-Pasted His Love Note for CiaraIf you can find it via Google, so can everyone else.
  21. coincidence?
    Did Adele Rip Off This Kurdish Singer? (Probably Not)Some fans say “A Million Years Ago” resembles Ahmet Kaya’s “Acilara Tutunmak (Clinging to Pain).”
  22. The Fat Jew on Stealing Jokes: ‘I Have Never Done That’It’s been a bad week for Josh Ostrovsky AKA “The Fat Jew” since the comedy community doubled down on exposing him as a hacky joke thief, and […]
  23. Comedy vs. The Fat JewThe day of reckoning has finally arrived for joke plagiarist Josh Ostrovsky AKA “The Fat Jew.” If you’re not familiar with Ostrovsky, he’s an […]
  24. plagiarism
    Shia LaBeouf Appears to Have Plagiarized His ‘Freestyle’ RapThe Anomolies are pissed.
  25. saturday night live
    Saturday Night Live Accused of Plagiarizing Drawing Muhammed SketchThey are definitely similar, but does that mean it was plagiarized?
  26. memory
    The Science of ‘Accidental’ Joke-Stealing and PlagiarismExperiments show why it isn’t always the joke stealer’s fault.
  27. the industry
    Ronson, Gap Band Settle ‘Uptown Funk’ ClaimThey got Petty’d!
  28. Is This the Most Plagiarized Joke of All Time?A few years ago I was flipping through Twitter and saw this joke: Those first two guys who thought Superman was a bird or a plane, what were […]
  29. plagiarism
    Looks Like Robin Thicke and Pharrell Will Appeal That ‘Blurred Lines’ VerdictTheir lawyer says he owes it to songwriters around the world.
  30. lawsuits
    Robin Thicke and Pharrell Lose ‘Blurred Lines’ Plagiarism LawsuitThey now owe Marvin Gaye’s family $7.3 million.
  31. social psychology
    Sam Smith and the Science of ‘Accidental Plagiarism’Stealing stuff without knowing you’re stealing it is more common than you might realize. 
  32. scandal-stained wretches
    Jonah Lehrer’s First Post-Scandal Book Is Not the One We’ve Been ExpectingNo, this one’s on the “Digital Mind.”
  33. plagiarism
    Did Hugo Boss Plagiarize the xx?Their record label, Young Turks, seems to think so.
  34. ink-stained wretches
    Fareed Zakaria’s Newsweek Articles Now Feature a Plagiarism WarningHis current employers have not followed suit.
  35. scandal-stained wretches
    Benny Johnson Hired by National ReviewThe National Review.
  36. media
    The New York Times Has ‘Dealt With’ Wikipedia PlagiarismIt was an isolated incident, the paper said.
  37. media
    N.Y. Times Investigating Wikipedia PlagiarismThe Paper of Record is investigating its own case of low-level copying.
  38. blog-stained wretches
    BuzzFeed Fires Serial Plagiarist Benny Johnson lifted material from other websites at least 40 times.
  39. blog-stained wretches
    BuzzFeed Has Itself a Serial Plagiarist Viral politics editor Benny Johnson, from sources like Yahoo! Answers, Wikipedia, and About.com.
  40. early and awkward
    Army War College Opens Official Inquiry Into John Walsh Plagiarism CaseThings just keep looking worse for the senator.
  41. ‘THR’ Explains Why Jokes Aren’t Always Covered by the Copyright ActTHR ran an interesting guest column over the weekend called “Why It’s So Hard to Get the Law to Protect a Good Joke” that explores intellectual […]
  42. media
    CNN Fires Serial PlagiaristA news editor was caught copying in at least 50 stories.
  43. Jerry Seinfeld Accuses ‘The Lego Movie’ of Plagiarizing HimOn Twitter yesterday morning, Jerry Seinfeld accused the folks behind The Lego Movie of stealing his material: “I think Lego Movie stole my […]
  44. Did E! Rip Off ‘Nikki and Sara Live’?Earlier today, Nikki Glaser sent a sad tweet out to her followers: “So, @ENews blatantly stole a bit from my old MTV show. It feels really […]
  45. Two Writers File a Plagiarism Lawsuit Against ‘New Girl’ Creators, Call […]Well this doesn’t look good. Two writers have filed a lawsuit in California federal court against the team behind Fox’s hit show New Girl, […]
  46. you can stuff your sorries in a sack
    Shia LaBeouf Plagiarizes More ApologiesCan’t stop, won’t stop.
  47. shia labeouf you can do better
    Shia LaBeouf Apologizes for Ripping Off Daniel ClowesHe says he was simply “moved by his piece of work.” Update: He plagiarized the apology.
  48. early and awkward
    So Now Rand Paul Is a Victim of Plagiarism Too?This is getting to be too much.
  49. ink-stained wretches
    Rand Paul Now a Columnist for Breitbart.comThat was fast.
  50. early and awkward
    Rand Paul No Longer a Washington Times Columnist After PlagiarismBut he can still contribute.
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