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#Plagiarism

# plagiarism - Sunday 22 March, 2020

Easyjet executive apologises after motivational video to staff heavily plagiarised Leo's Patrick's Day address
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Easyjet executive apologises after motivational video to staff heavily plagiarised Leo's Patrick's Day address

Mar 22nd 2020, 12:42 PM 43,494 Views 93 Comments

Bellew said he “borrowed” a few phrases.

# plagiarism - Monday 15 May, 2017

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

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

May 15th 2017, 10:02 AM 13,423 Views 31 Comments

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.

# plagiarism - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 11th 2017, 8:24 AM 58,444 Views 53 Comments

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

# plagiarism - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Trump national security pick accused of plagiarising large sections of book
# Monica Crowley
# Monica Crowley

Trump national security pick accused of plagiarising large sections of book

Jan 8th 2017, 7:32 AM 16,665 Views 19 Comments

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

# plagiarism - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

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

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

Jul 19th 2016, 7:30 AM 34,323 Views 82 Comments

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

# plagiarism - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

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

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

Apr 12th 2016, 7:44 AM 22,876 Views 33 Comments

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

# plagiarism - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

The Rubberbandits tore into The Lad Bible for stealing one of their jokes
# Joke Thief
From The Daily Edge
# Joke Thief

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

Feb 17th 2016, 11:00 AM 11,888 Views 3 Comments

Don’t mess with Limerick’s finest.

# plagiarism - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Maynooth student has PhD revoked for making up data
# Maynooth
# Maynooth

Maynooth student has PhD revoked for making up data

Nov 24th 2015, 4:08 PM 54,631 Views 63 Comments

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

# plagiarism - Monday 5 October, 2015

Hozier: I won't be suing Chilly Gonzales as he's apologised
# Take Me To Court
From The Daily Edge
# Take Me To Court

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

Oct 5th 2015, 10:03 PM 7,127 Views 0 Comments

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

# plagiarism - Monday 19 January, 2015

RTÉ investigating 'plagiarised' Charlie monologue
# Ortolan
From The Daily Edge
# Ortolan

RTÉ investigating 'plagiarised' Charlie monologue

Jan 19th 2015, 11:58 AM 22,380 Views 12 Comments

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

# plagiarism - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Harvard launches plagiarism investigation into over 100 students
# Plagiarism
# Plagiarism

Harvard launches plagiarism investigation into over 100 students

Aug 30th 2012, 9:57 PM 11,873 Views 24 Comments

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

# plagiarism - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

New Yorker journalist resigns after fabricating Bob Dylan quotes
# Oops
# Oops

New Yorker journalist resigns after fabricating Bob Dylan quotes

Jul 31st 2012, 9:04 AM 5,588 Views 10 Comments

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

# plagiarism - Monday 5 December, 2011

Angelina Jolie sued in plagiarism claim over upcoming movie
# Angelina Jolie
From The Daily Edge
# Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie sued in plagiarism claim over upcoming movie

Dec 5th 2011, 9:41 PM 5,035 Views 4 Comments

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

# plagiarism - Friday 14 October, 2011

Beyoncé in choreography plagiarism row
# Beyoncé
From The Daily Edge
# Beyoncé

Beyoncé in choreography plagiarism row

Oct 14th 2011, 4:11 PM 725 Views 4 Comments

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

# plagiarism - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

Irish Examiner columnist Steven King resigns following plagiarism controversy
# Plagiarism
# Plagiarism

Irish Examiner columnist Steven King resigns following plagiarism controversy

Oct 12th 2011, 12:01 PM 2,154 Views 12 Comments

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

# plagiarism - Friday 7 October, 2011

Irish Examiner suspends columnist over alleged plagiarism
# Plagiarism
# Plagiarism

Irish Examiner suspends columnist over alleged plagiarism

Oct 7th 2011, 11:57 AM 3,341 Views 19 Comments

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.

# plagiarism - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Irish Examiner investigating plagiarism charge against weekly columnist
# Plagiarism
# Plagiarism

Irish Examiner investigating plagiarism charge against weekly columnist

Oct 6th 2011, 1:20 PM 2,977 Views 12 Comments

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

# plagiarism - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

Kenny 'did not run College Green speech past Obama'
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

Kenny 'did not run College Green speech past Obama'

Jun 8th 2011, 12:23 PM 298 Views 4 Comments

# plagiarism - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Carroll denies stealing sitcom lines for latest novel
# Plagiarism Claims
From The Daily Edge
# Plagiarism Claims

Carroll denies stealing sitcom lines for latest novel

May 31st 2011, 2:11 PM 2,303 Views 19 Comments

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

# plagiarism - Monday 21 March, 2011

Claims that The Railway Children 'plagiarised' earlier novel with similar plotline
# Plagiarism
From The Daily Edge
# Plagiarism

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

Mar 21st 2011, 3:45 PM 1,164 Views 0 Comments

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

# plagiarism - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

German defence minister Guttenberg resigns over PhD plagiarism
# Germany
# Germany

German defence minister Guttenberg resigns over PhD plagiarism

Mar 1st 2011, 11:12 AM 1,226 Views 0 Comments

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

# plagiarism - Thursday 17 February, 2011

German defence minister accused of 'heavily plagiarising' PhD thesis
# Germany
# Germany

German defence minister accused of 'heavily plagiarising' PhD thesis

Feb 17th 2011, 2:00 PM 1,147 Views 0 Comments

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

# plagiarism - Saturday 18 December, 2010

Student who lied his way into Harvard ordered to repay $45k
# Liar Liar
From The Daily Edge
# Liar Liar

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

Dec 18th 2010, 8:00 AM 685 Views 0 Comments

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.

# plagiarism - Monday 15 November, 2010

College denies letting plagiarism students off the hook
# Plagiarism Row
# Plagiarism Row

College denies letting plagiarism students off the hook

Nov 15th 2010, 2:51 PM 757 Views 0 Comments

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