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More ESPN & more alleged stealing stuff

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Gonna Buy me a Dog, Jul 26, 2012.

  1. http://www.iamagm.com/article/espn-sportscenter-plagiarized-report-from-basketball-website-realgmcom#.UBF8p44mOlI

    here we go again
  2. MeanGreenATO

    MeanGreenATO Member

    I'm half appalled, half nauseous. I don't even know how to describe this.
  3. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Are all the Control + C keys worn out in Bristol?
  4. SockPuppet

    SockPuppet Active Member

    Ah, hell ... c'mon, lighten up. It's not really plagarism if you SAY it instead of WRITING it.
  5. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    This would be a good time to get caught plagiarizing at ESPN, because the "oh yeah, well why didn't you fire Hoppes" question would prevent any real discipline from occurring.
  6. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    They've got a real chink in their armor over there.

    Oops! That's the kind of thing that can get someone fired.
  7. Small Town Guy

    Small Town Guy Well-Known Member

    This is the 21st Century version of hearing the guys on the radio shuffling the newspaper at the console while they read your story word-for-word without credit.
  8. SportsGuyBCK

    SportsGuyBCK Member

    Actually, if I'm that fired headline writer, I'd be on the phone to an attorney PDQ after hearing about Hoppes' "lazy journalism" ...
  9. Big Circus

    Big Circus Well-Known Member

    The first comment on the Deadspin post on this (linked in GBMAD's link) is incredible.

  10. bpoindexter

    bpoindexter Member

    Sadly, the American public doesn't care in the least. They'll keep right on watchin' SportsCenter, and ESPN will keep raking' in its bazillions while remaining pompous and arrogant all the while.
  11. Pancamo

    Pancamo Active Member

    Maybe the public does care but the options are limited.
  12. mediaguy

    mediaguy Active Member

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