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Gawker exposes plagiarism at Rodale

Men's Health Editor Plagiarizes His Own Authors reports Maureen O'Connor in Gawker. Men's Health editor Dave Zinczenko has been stripping other writers' bylines from old Men's Health articles and recycling them in his "Eat This, Not That" column for Yahoo! Health. Read More 
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The Magic Article Rewriter (not a person)

My mouth is still open after reading The Best Spinner vs. the Magic Article Rewriter. What can you deduce from the following copy: "almost 100% of every content about anything has already been written or said at least once somewhere around the web. That  Read More 
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A Counter-Plagiarism Handbook

Check out Columbia Journalism Review's piece by Craig Silverman: The Counter-Plagiarism Handbook: Tips for writers and editors on how to avoid or detect journalistic plagiarism (Feb. 26, 2010). That's Craig Silverman of Regret the Error (Mistakes happen).
Some additional items of interest Read More 
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