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Margaret Wente’s plagiarism, er, ‘attribution’ problem. Part Deux.

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“An earlier online version of this column contained unclear attribution. This version has been clarified.”

That’s the note appended to Margaret Wente’s latest Globe & Mail column. Does this pseudo journalist never learn? How is she still employed? Does she now warrant an editor exclusively devoted to her work? “Unclear attribution?” Are you kidding me? . . . → Read More: Margaret Wente’s plagiarism, er, ‘attribution’ problem. Part Deux.

Write sstead@globeandmail.com and ask her to look into allegations of plagiarism by Margaret Wente.

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The charges of plagiarism against Margaret Wente of the Globe & Mail are spreading like wildfire through social media. What started as an immaculately researched expose of Wente’s ‘borrowing’ of other journalists’ words has spread far enough that professional journalists are freaking.

Since the media itself is reluctant to police its wayward souls, I decided to pen an . . . → Read More: Write sstead@globeandmail.com and ask her to look into allegations of plagiarism by Margaret Wente.

Margaret Wente’s plagiarism problem

Tweet From urNews.ca I had heard before about Margaret Wente’s tendency to plagiarize other writers but had not seen any hard evidence of these charges. Media Culpa has done the hard lifting and provides multiple examples of what can only be termed plagiarism by the Globe writer. In fact, the examples cited by the blog are staggering . . . → Read More: Margaret Wente’s plagiarism problem