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Fair-Use Rewrite Or Plagiarism?

  • Poynter, Friday, February 25, 2011 2:45 PM
Check this out. In light of reports that the Temple [Texas] Daily Telegram was pulling a column by syndicated columnist Cal Thomas that managing editor Carroll Wilson said "essentially plagiarized from the New York Times" -- a column no other papers have complained about -- Poynter's Jim Romenesko posted both columns for a comparison. "A fair-use rewrite, or plagiarism? You decide," he writes.

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