You shouldn’t judge Melania Trump by the incompetent actions of her husband’s staff. But you sure as hell should judge the staff.
Plagiarism is rampant in American higher education, so I have my students upload their papers through an automatic plagiarism checker. And a good thing, too, as this example shows. Seems a bit harsh to fail the student, you might think, but the software doesn’t lie.
There are many things that can be said about this incredibly depressing article – written by a guy who makes a living writing papers for college students – from The Chronicle of Higher Education. The first is that life imitates Judd Apatow: More seriously, if I enrolled in a trade school for auto repair and…
I completely missed the Daily Beast plagiarism scandal, but Michael Roston has an interesting post on how blogging norms prevent writers from inadvertently stealing.
The uncanny resemblance between his latest offering and Ross Douthat’s New York Times column from a few weeks back should (finally) put to rest any notion that New Gingrich is a font of original thinking.
…just don’t steal from new media, okay? Oh, the scandal of it all…. For shame!