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Is nothing sacred, plagiarists?

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by BertoltBrecht, Feb 10, 2008.

  1. BertoltBrecht

    BertoltBrecht Member

    Texas Tech student columnist plagiarizes article on plagiarism. He's since been fired, here's the story on the termination:

    http://media.www.dailytoreador.com/media/storage/paper870/news/2008/02/05/Opinions/Dt.Columnist.Fired.For.Plagiarism-3187801.shtml
     
  2. Re: Is nothing sacred plagiarists?

    I think you need a comma or a 'to' in the hed

    PS. What a dumbass.
     
  3. Hammer Pants

    Hammer Pants Active Member

    Re: Is nothing sacred plagiarists?

    In no way, shape or form should the phrase "no way, shape or form" ever appear in print, unless it's a quote, and it better be a great quote.
     
  4. Re: Is nothing sacred plagiarists?

    One of the stories he stole was "Plagiarism is not a sin." You think he figured the author just wouldn't care?
     
  5. Hammer Pants

    Hammer Pants Active Member

    Re: Is nothing sacred plagiarists?

    In no way, shape or form should be care, or he would be a hypocrite in dealing with a very serious problem in our society.

    God bless you, college paper people. I miss the days...
     
  6. fishwrapper

    fishwrapper Active Member

    Re: Is nothing sacred plagiarists?

    I laughed.
     
  7. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Maybe he was being ironical?
     
  8. forever_town

    forever_town Active Member

    Like the good advice that he just didn't take.

    Moran!
     
  9. spud

    spud Member

    Judging by a few of his columns, I don't think the paper lost much from his transgression. Aside from a smidge of integrity.
     
  10. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    He'd waited his whole damn life to copy that column. And as he got fired, he thought, well isn't this nice?
     
  11. BertoltBrecht

    BertoltBrecht Member

    I've been on this forum for a short time and this is the second thread I've seen that has been Alanis-jacked.
     
  12. Twice just this week ... try being on here a year, it gets REALLY old by then ...
     
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