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Plagiarism

  1. 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.
  2. Was Michael Jackson a Plagiarist?“Michael stole a lot of stuff. He stole a lot of songs,” says Quincy Jones.
  3. advice
    What Your Therapist Really Thinks: ‘My Friend Says I Stole Her Ideas’This week’s column from Your Therapist.
  4. Bob Dylan Might Have Used SparkNotes to Write His Nobel Prize LectureHis descriptions of Moby Dick seem awfully familiar.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. BuzzFeed Denies Stealing Video Ideas by Admitting to Recycling Its Own StuffOne vlogger has had enough of BuzzFeed’s shenanigans.
  10. courts
    Led Zeppelin Wins ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Plagiarism TrialThe band was accused of lifting the song’s intro from “Taurus” by Spirit.
  11. French YouTube Star Plagiarized Videos by Translating ThemMon dieu!
  12. Russell Wilson Copy-Pasted His Love Note for CiaraIf you can find it via Google, so can everyone else.
  13. memory
    The Science of ‘Accidental’ Joke-Stealing and PlagiarismExperiments show why it isn’t always the joke stealer’s fault.
  14. 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. 
  15. Jonah Lehrer’s First Post-Scandal Book Is Not the One We’ve Been ExpectingNo, this one’s on the “Digital Mind.”
  16. Fareed Zakaria’s Newsweek Articles Now Feature a Plagiarism WarningHis current employers have not followed suit.
  17. Benny Johnson Hired by National ReviewThe National Review.
  18. The New York Times Has ‘Dealt With’ Wikipedia PlagiarismIt was an isolated incident, the paper said.
  19. N.Y. Times Investigating Wikipedia PlagiarismThe Paper of Record is investigating its own case of low-level copying.
  20. BuzzFeed Fires Serial Plagiarist Benny Johnson lifted material from other websites at least 40 times.
  21. BuzzFeed Has Itself a Serial Plagiarist Viral politics editor Benny Johnson, from sources like Yahoo! Answers, Wikipedia, and About.com.
  22. Army War College Opens Official Inquiry Into John Walsh Plagiarism CaseThings just keep looking worse for the senator.
  23. CNN Fires Serial PlagiaristA news editor was caught copying in at least 50 stories.
  24. So Now Rand Paul Is a Victim of Plagiarism Too?This is getting to be too much.
  25. Rand Paul Now a Columnist for Breitbart.comThat was fast.
  26. Rand Paul No Longer a Washington Times Columnist After PlagiarismBut he can still contribute.
  27. Fine, Rand Paul Will Stop Plagiarizing, UghIf it will make people leave me the hell alone.”
  28. Rand Paul Faces Another Plagiarism AccusationPistols at dawn, then?
  29. Rand Paul Bends to ‘Hacks and Haters,’ Cites Wikipedia’s Gattaca EntryAs more plagiarism charges emerge.
  30. Rand Paul Wishes He Could Duel Accusers With a duel.
  31. Rand Paul Stops Plagiarizing, Remains ConfusedComplaints about using other’s words are just more “liberal media angst.”
  32. So Rand Paul Cribbed a Speech From Wikipedia’s Entry on Gattaca?What a weird choice.
  33. Jane Goodall: So Like Us (People Who Steal From Wikipedia)She seems to have borrowed some passages for her new book.
  34. Juan Williams Blames Assistant for Plagiarism I just feel betrayed,” he said.
  35. Did Nate Thayer Plagiarize in the Article The Atlantic Wanted for Free?It’s certainly a bit sloppy.
  36. Shia LaBeouf Stole Esquire’s ‘How to Be a Man’A man who’s been plagiarized must be graceful and grateful.”
  37. Jonah Lehrer Already Stretching the Truth AgainHe’s ready to talk, but already spreading inaccuracies.
  38. Romney Campaign Plagiarized Obama’s Donation WebsiteBetter than misspelling?
  39. Jonah Lehrer’s Plagiarism Scandal: But Wait, There’s More!A review of his blog posts for ‘Wired’ turned up enough misdeeds to lose him another job.
  40. More Than 100 Harvard Kids Thought They Could Cheat on the Same TestThat’s about two percent of the undergraduate student body.
  41. Fareed Zakaria Plagiarized Because He Is Old-Fashioned and a New BreedThe brand-name journalist completes his repentance cycle with an apology and explanation.
  42. Fareed Zakaria’s Time Column Will Be Back in September Last week’s mini-plagiarism scandal reaches its conclusion. 
  43. Jonah Lehrer Still Plugged in at WiredScandal be damned.
  44. Fareed Zakaria Sure Looks Like He Stole From The New Yorker [Updated]An apology is reportedly imminent.
  45. Examples of Jonah Lehrer’s Deception Keep ComingThere’s a lot of his work left to go through.
  46. Jonah Lehrer Has Been Very, Very QuietThe ‘New Yorker’ staffer hasn’t written for more than a month since his self-plagiarism scandal.
  47. Fox News Magazine Stole Children’s Pranks for Weirdest Sex Column EverYes, there is a Fox News Magazine.
  48. NPR Intern Plagiarized Story About Witnessing Taliban ExecutionThe summer of journalistic embarrassments rages on.
  49. Jonah Lehrer’s Self-Plagiarism Issues Are Snowballing [Updated]The ‘New Yorker’ staffer’s recycling has also called attention to attribution errors.
  50. New Yorker Writer Jonah Lehrer Plagiarizes Himself Repeatedly [Updated]He’s borrowed from his own work quite a bit.
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