Leong, Chee-Onn . Data Fabrication and Falsification. Youtube, November 12, 2017. https://youtube.com/watch?v=j9YyxdjdLa8.
I feel this to be a good source, it explains the definition as well giving multiple easy to understand examples. Though it does also give examples and a definition for fabrication, it focuses more on falsification. Alongside this, the examples provided are real world events that have actually occurred. This source allows multiple chances to understand what exactly this word truly entails and is helpful as well as knowledgeable.
“Happy Birthday” song officially recognized in public domain. CBS News. June 27, 2016.
This article is a perfect example of public domain. Public domain is intellectual property that belongs to the public and that can be used freely. However, no one can own the property because it belongs to the public. The “Happy Birthday” song is a widely used song in the public. Almost everyone experiences the song in their lifetime. Thus, the song should belong to the public. In 2016, it was added to the public domain to be freely used by anyone. Thus, it is the perfect example of public domain, intellectual property for the public.
By the CNN Wire Staff. A 2011 Investigation by British Medical Journal (BMJ)
Retracted autism study an ‘elaborate fraud,’ British journal finds
This article is excellent to show the damage that can be done with the falsification of evidence. Dr. Wakefield tried to link autism to the MMR vaccine by falsifying his data and misrepresenting or altering the medical histories of the 12 children involved in the study. Investigators show that Dr. Wakefield was receiving money from lawyers who were planning a lawsuit. The investigation showed that five of the children studied had developmental problems before they received the vaccine and three children never actually had autism. Britain stripped Wakefield of his medical license and the BMJ retracted his study.
This youtube video shows great examples on how to avoid plagiarism. Professor Andrew Young, the creator of this video explains different ways on how can people accidentally fall into plagiarism. One of the examples given is that plagiarism can be a really serious offense and some can end up in jail. Like example artist plagiarism other artists songs. This can end up in a lawsuit from the original artist. Meanwhile in school some of the offenses can be failing the assignment, class or even suspension from the school. At the end it gives a really good presentation on how to avoid this by using the right tools like citations and understanding the expectations of the assignment and understanding things we need to be aware of while doing the assignment.
Andrew Young. Youtube.com. Plagiarism: Lesson One. October 22, 2018. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ly_AeHl4t5M