Assignment 2: Information Ethics by missblossom123

Plagiarism

Wemple, Erik. The Washington Post, CNN fires news editor Marie-Louise Gumuchian for plagiarism. October 20, 2018 https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wemple/wp/2014/05/16/cnn-fires-news-editor-marie-louise-gumuchian-for-plagiarism/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.2c5de29b173a

The concept of the word plagiarism comes to life from the well known news network CNN. This article explains how one of the editors had been caught plagiarizing in many different articles during their career. The plagiarism was found during a routine editing check. It is very important to make sure the proper citations are being used while citing another person. If those mistakes end up happening, like in this story, it could cost someone their job.

 

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