Editors Weblog – 2011-12-12
Plagiarism: it's an act that is strictly against various ethical codes and industry guidelines followed by many journalists the world over. However, recently the issue has become a problem not only for journalists, but for the cartoonists as well. At the beginning of November, the cartoonist for Urban Tulsa Weekly, David Simpson, resigned after he was discovered to have plagiarised material from the late, great, Pulitzer-winning Jeff MacNelly. Last week, another incident of alleged plagiarism...
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The Sydney Morning Herald – 2012-07-23
The smash-hit erotic book has put the online subculture of fan fiction in the spotlight, and its use of plagiarism, homage and appropriation under the microscope.
Publishing Perspectives – 2013-07-15
Literary agent April Eberhardt describes her two-tiered offer to author-clients: one contract is a traditional deal, the other is a publishing consultancy.
The Guardian – 2014-02-14
I posted an item yesterday about the Press Complaints Commission publishing on its website a breakdown of the publications responsible for breaches of the editors' code of practice.At the top of the...
The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-03-21
Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.
The Huffington Post – 2014-07-08
On July 2, 2014, Facebook's Chief Operating Officer, Sheryl Sandberg, defended the company's recent controversial experiment, which manipulated users' newsfeeds to change their moods. But in so...
GigaOM – 2014-08-15
BuzzFeed has come under fire for deleting thousands of old articles, which founder Jonah Peretti says didn't live up to the kinds of standards the site wants to adhere to now. Should the company be...
The Bookseller – 2014-11-15
The Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) has unveiled its Ethical Author code, which includes guidance on how self-published writers should conduct themselves when it comes to reviews, book...
Salon.com – 2015-04-26
The tech world talks of liberty and innovation while invading privacy and surveilling us all. It must end now