An editor removed the attributions from writer Shaun King’s column, causing a storm of plagiarism accusations against King (pictured).
Fareed Zakaria, a CNN host and editor-at-large for Time magazine, has been suspended by both news organizations after he admitted to plagiarizing parts of a story from The New Yorker. Zakaria apologized once the allegations came to light.
Thousands of Tiger Woods' mistresses converged on Yankee Stadium to watch the golfing legend's press conference on the stadium's giant Jumbotron.
John McCain won major points on Saturday for his story about a North Vietnamese prison guard drawing a cross in the dirt, but the tale has bloggers crying foul. Apparently the details of the story have changed over the years, and lately they bear more than a passing resemblance to the memories of the late Russian novelist and gulag survivor Alexander Solzhenitsyn.
The discovery that John McCain's remarks on Georgia were derived from Wikipedia is, to put it politely, disturbing and even depressing -- but not surprising.
Let's cut authors like Ian McEwan a little slack and allow him to "sample" from other works in the same way that every other artist does.