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Tuesday, July 06, 2004
 

Another success for plagiarism misdirection


Jack Shafer wasted a column on it.

Plagiarism is to - example at random - abuse of government anonymous sources - as jaywalking is to murder. Count the column-inches in, say, the New York Times given over to each offence last year. That's the target ratio for media commentators for plagiarism and anonymice coverage.


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