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#Plagiarism

From TheJournal.ie New laws will prosecute firms that write essays for third level students Plagiarism

New laws will prosecute firms that write essays for third level students

The proposed legislation will make it an offence to provide written-to-order essays, which give students an advantage over others by essentially participating in plagiarism.

From TheJournal.ie Ed Sheeran settles $20 million plagiarism suit over his song Photograph Photocopy

Ed Sheeran settles $20 million plagiarism suit over his song Photograph

A US judge yesterday signed an order saying an agreement had been reached between the parties, but did not say for how much.

From TheJournal.ie Trump national security pick accused of plagiarising large sections of book Monica Crowley

Trump national security pick accused of plagiarising large sections of book

Monica Crowley has been named director of communications for the White House’s National Security Council.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump's wife gave a speech that was very, very like one given by Michelle Obama Second Lady

Donald Trump's wife gave a speech that was very, very like one given by Michelle Obama

Well, she is trying to replace her as First Lady.

From TheJournal.ie Judge rules that Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven may be partly stolen Ruling

Judge rules that Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven may be partly stolen

A US judge said its opening may copy the notes of a song performed by the rock band Spirit.

The Rubberbandits tore into The Lad Bible for stealing one of their jokes

Don’t mess with Limerick’s finest.

From TheJournal.ie Maynooth student has PhD revoked for making up data Maynooth

Maynooth student has PhD revoked for making up data

UCD have said that they are investigating the student’s later work following the revelation

Hozier: I won't be suing Chilly Gonzales as he's apologised

The Canadian artist had suggested Take Me To Church resembled a Feist song written in 2013.

RTÉ investigating 'plagiarised' Charlie monologue

A speech from the second episode was allegedly lifted from an article by a US journalist.

From TheJournal.ie Harvard launches plagiarism investigation into over 100 students Plagiarism

Harvard launches plagiarism investigation into over 100 students

Alarm was raised by teaching assistant who noticed suspicious similarities between students’ papers.

From TheJournal.ie New Yorker journalist resigns after fabricating Bob Dylan quotes Oops

New Yorker journalist resigns after fabricating Bob Dylan quotes

Journalist and author Jonah Lehrer has had his latest book pulled from shelves over quotes that ‘didn’t exist’.

Angelina Jolie sued in plagiarism claim over upcoming movie

A Croatian journalist is suing the star, claiming that she took the plot of her directorial debut from his book.

Beyoncé in choreography plagiarism row Beyoncé This post contains videos

Beyoncé in choreography plagiarism row

The US singer and dancer has been accused of using choreography by a Belgian dancer in the video for her new song, Countdown.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Examiner columnist Steven King resigns following plagiarism controversy Plagiarism

Irish Examiner columnist Steven King resigns following plagiarism controversy

The writer has apologised after allegations he copied content from a number of sources in his international affairs column.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Friday Take 5

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Irish Examiner suspends columnist over alleged plagiarism Plagiarism

Irish Examiner suspends columnist over alleged plagiarism

Steven King’s column has been suspended but management at the newspaper have still not been able to get in contact with their international affairs writer.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Thursday Take 5

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Irish Examiner investigating plagiarism charge against weekly columnist Plagiarism

Irish Examiner investigating plagiarism charge against weekly columnist

Dr Steven King, a former advisor to David Trimble, is accused of plagiarising columns from a British political blog.

ENDA KENNY HAS gruffly told the Dáil that he did not discuss the content of his College Green speech, prior to the address of President Obama, with the US president before delivering it. Micheál Martin, pressing Kenny on the speech, said he was not referring to the ‘plagiarism’ row over Kenny’s remarks – but rather his failure to discuss allegations that the US intervened to stop Ireland from burning its bank bondholders. Martin joked that Kenny’s speech, in other regards, “paid homage to the policies of the outgoing government.”

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Tuesday Take 5

Take 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock

Carroll denies stealing sitcom lines for latest novel

Former Fair City actress Claudia Carroll denies lifting quotes from Sex And The City for inclusion in her most recent book.

Claims that The Railway Children 'plagiarised' earlier novel with similar plotline

Edith Nesbit’s classic novel appears to borrow heavily from a work published almost a decade before.

From TheJournal.ie German defence minister Guttenberg resigns over PhD plagiarism Germany

German defence minister Guttenberg resigns over PhD plagiarism

Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg had become engulfed in a scandal surrounding his university doctorate.

From TheJournal.ie German defence minister accused of 'heavily plagiarising' PhD thesis Germany

German defence minister accused of 'heavily plagiarising' PhD thesis

Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg was given top marks for his 2006 thesis… but a newspaper believes it heavily plagiarised.

Student who lied his way into Harvard ordered to repay $45k

Adam Wheeler plagiarised other people’s work, forged transcripts and gave fake recommendations to blag his way into one of the world’s most prestigious universities.

From TheJournal.ie College denies letting plagiarism students off the hook Plagiarism Row

College denies letting plagiarism students off the hook

Galway-Mayo IT says letting students continue their course was an “appropriate response”.