Scandal at The New Yorker: Hot Plagiarizer Plagiarizes Self

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The Washington Post has an interesting piece about the scandal that has engulfed cutie patootie pop neuro-theorist and journalist Jonah Lehrer. In an article for The New Yorker, Jonah reused the first three paragraphs of a piece he had published in the Wall Street Journal a year earlier. And that wasn’t the only time. Apparently, he does this type ... See the Rest

George W Bush Memoir Has Lift-off

That is, most of the text in his memoir, Decision Points (Crown), was lifted verbatim off other sources. As he goes about inscribing "Good luck, dude" or "You rock" or whatever it is he inscribes in copies of the book people are buying at Borders, believing it to be a frankly honest appraisal of his years in the White House, we find this revealing ... See the Rest