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41 cases of plagiarism at BuzzFeed, Benny Johnson fired
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41 cases of plagiarism at BuzzFeed, Benny Johnson fired
by Sydney Smith
July 26, 2014 10:25 AM EST
BuzzFeed fired one of its editors, Benny Johnson, after finding 41 cases of plagiarism in his articles. BuzzFeed editor Ben Smith published a lengthy apology and explanation to readers July...
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Russia Today Broadcasts Draw UK Complaints, Bias and Dead Bodies in Malaysian crash offends
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Russia Today Broadcasts Draw UK Complaints, Bias and Dead Bodies in Malaysian crash offends
by Sydney Smith
July 29, 2014 05:00 AM EST
UK viewers have complained to broadcast regulator OfCom about the coverage of Malaysian Airlines crash flight 17 by Russia Today. Russian Today describes itself as "the first Russian 24/7...
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California newspaper's excuse: It's not plagiarism, it's 'anthology'
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California newspaper's excuse: It's not plagiarism, it's 'anthology'
by Sydney Smith
July 27, 2014 05:00 AM EST
The Paper, a free, small community newspaper in California, has offered a unique excuse for plagiarism -- anthology. "We don't see it as plagiarism," the paper's editor and...
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Did Michele Bachmann want 'Americanization' labor camps for immigrants? News outlets hoaxed
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Did Michele Bachmann want 'Americanization' labor camps for immigrants? News outlets hoaxed
by Sydney Smith
July 29, 2014 03:02 PM EST
Several news outlets were hoaxed by a satire article claiming Michele Bachmann called for immigrant children to move into "Americanization Facilities," or labor camps, Gawker...
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Women provoke abuse? ESPN's Stephen A. Smith apologizes
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Women provoke abuse? ESPN's Stephen A. Smith apologizes
by Sydney Smith
July 29, 2014 12:03 PM EST
ESPN's Stephen A. Smith apologized on air yesterday for suggesting women "provoke" assault, the Guardian reported. His comments were made during ESPN's First Take program...
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Breastfeeding NOT cause for cancer, UK newspaper's graphic fail
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Breastfeeding NOT cause for cancer, UK newspaper's graphic fail
by Sydney Smith
July 20, 2014 05:00 AM EST
The UK Metro reported earlier this year that breastfeeding is a cause of cancer. But it wasn't true. Two people complained to the Press Complaints Commission, flagging the accuracy of...
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UK Mail accuses psychic of 'scam,' pays $214K libel settlement
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UK Mail accuses psychic of 'scam,' pays $214K libel settlement
by Sydney Smith
July 28, 2014 05:00 AM EST
The Daily Mail must pay £125,000 (about $214,000) to a TV psychic for calling her a phony, the UK Press Gazette reported. The Mail accused Sally Morgan, who also goes by the name...
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