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#Plagiarism

# plagiarism - Monday 15 May, 2017

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.

# plagiarism - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

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.

# plagiarism - Sunday 8 January, 2017

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.

# plagiarism - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

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.

# plagiarism - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

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.

# plagiarism - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

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

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

Don’t mess with Limerick’s finest.

# plagiarism - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Maynooth student has PhD revoked for making up data

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

# plagiarism - Monday 5 October, 2015

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

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.

# plagiarism - Monday 19 January, 2015

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

RTÉ investigating 'plagiarised' Charlie monologue

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

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

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

# plagiarism - Monday 5 December, 2011

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

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.

# plagiarism - Friday 14 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge 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.

# plagiarism - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

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.

# plagiarism - Friday 7 October, 2011

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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.

# plagiarism - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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.

# plagiarism - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

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.”

# plagiarism - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Take 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock

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

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.

# plagiarism - Monday 21 March, 2011

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

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.

# plagiarism - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

German defence minister Guttenberg resigns over PhD plagiarism

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

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

# plagiarism - Saturday 18 December, 2010

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

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.

# plagiarism - Monday 15 November, 2010

College denies letting plagiarism students off the hook

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