BuzzFeed Editor Fired After 41 Instances Of Plagiarism Found

By: Monday July 28, 2014 7:20 am

The results of BuzzFeed’s internal review are back and they aren’t pretty. In a post entitled “An Apology to Our Readers”, BuzzFeed’s Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith disclosed that after reviewing 500 posts from one of BuzzFeed’s leading reporters, Benny Johnson, Smith and others discovered “41 instances of sentences or phrases copied word for word from other [...]

BuzzFeed Reviewing Stories Of Editor After Plagiarism Charges Made

By: Friday July 25, 2014 10:21 am

Repeat after me: Copying and pasting someone's work is called "plagiarism" — BuzzFeed Benny (@bennyjohnson) July 23, 2014 BuzzFeed has now confirmed that one of its editors, Benny Johnson, is having his work reviewed after being accused of plagiarizing work from other outlets including The New York Times, Wikipedia, Heritage Foundation, National Review Online, [...]

Scott Brown Plagiarized 2002 Elizabeth Dole Speech

By: Thursday October 13, 2011 7:40 am

Scott Brown, the Massachusetts Senator facing a serious challenge next year from Elizabeth Warren, drew inspiration from an unlikely source for his official website: Elizabeth Dole. A Democratic group has unearthed a bit of inspirational autobiography on Senator Scott Brown’s official website that was lifted verbatim from Elizabeth Dole’s site, language that originated in a [...]

CO-Gov: Serial Plagiarizer Scott McInnis Asked to End Campaign by State’s Biggest Paper

By: Wednesday July 14, 2010 10:43 am

Scott McInnis has a real problem on his hands. In a series of investigative reports by the Denver Post, the former Congressman from Colorado, now running for Governor, has been revealed as a plagiarizer – and a well-paid one, to boot. In addition to the first allegation that McInnis plagiarized from a State Supreme Court [...]

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