Some tweets you may find interesting on a late Spring day
None dare call it plagiarism
Okay, let's just call it an interesting parphrase of Neville Chamberlain. Historian Jack Pitney on yesterday's address by the president at West Point:
Trump: "It is not the duty of our military to solve ancient conflicts in faraway lands, that no one has ever heard of." His writers plagiarized . . .
Today's Wheeling papers recycle an old plagiarized column from last October
Today’s editions of our Wheeling “newspapers” include another column from West Virginia University’s Carrie White. The column, “Finding Contentment,” can be found on page 5 of both papers.
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Yet another reason to call the Wheeling Intelligencer a “newspaper”
Yesterday, the Washington Post released the Vatican report on former Bishop Michael J. Bransfield. (See next post down.) This morning’s Wheeling Intelligencer covered some of the findings of the document in a front-page article attributed to "staff reports." Much of the article quotes directly from the report – that makes sense . . .
More "newspapers on the cheap" from the Wheeling Intelligencer: today’s Wheeling Intelligencer features some borrowing and “borrowing” from others to fill-up its paper
An editorial about local sewage from another Ogden paper 29 miles away and more plagiarism from one its columnists
Today’s Wheeling Intelligencer lead editorial begins by asking:
Does Weirton need to double the capacity of its water treatment plant and triple that of the sewage treatment facility?
To answer the question: I don’t care. Perhaps if I lived in Weirton, this might be an important question. I don’t and there is . . .
On Friday, I highlighted the Charleston Gazette-Mail's front-page story on WV senator Patricia Rucker's most recent op-ed piece that had appeared in another state newspaper. As reporter Ryan Quinn demonstrated, two of her paragraphs were almost exactly the same as articles found elsewhere. When confronted with the 130 words of . . .
WV Senate Education Chair Patricia Rucker (R-Jefferson) explains why her op-ed piece is so strikingly similar to a blog post at a pro-charter website
This morning’s Charleston Gazette-Mail has an interesting article by its education reporter, Ryan Quinn:
Chair may have plagiarized commentary
Quinn notes that WV Senate Education Chair Patricia Rucker’s op-ed, which was sent to the G-M and the Beckley Herald-Star (which published it yesterday), contains very . . .
Hey, Ogden Newspapers: If you’re too cheap to pay for a plagiarism checker, there are free ones online
I know, I know. It doesn’t matter if the article is a “cut and paste” job – it takes up space
This morning, with a few minutes to kill, I looked at some sections of the paper that I usually don’t read. One article on page five (it’s also on page 5 of the evening paper) caught my attention:
Choose to Use Healthy Words
by Carrie White. (She apparently writes a "Healthy Ways" column.)
After . . .