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Journalist Suspended for Plagiarism in Gun Control Article

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by Sun195, Aug 11, 2012.

  1. Sun195

    Sun195 Pugetropolis, WA Well-Known Member

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    Just saw this story - maybe gun control advocates have run out of arguments and have to reuse material?

    CNN and Time Suspend Journalist After Admission of Plagiarism - NYTimes.com

     
  2. Grunwald

    Grunwald Out of that nut job colony of Seattle, WA Well-Known Member

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    What the professor does not mention is that open carry was the norm in those days, and those who hid their guns did it with small assasin type firearms.
    It is also truethat some towns had gun bans, but that is nothing but a reminder that politicians have been ignorant of the constitution throughout the nation's history, and that in general those who seek to govern others just plain suck.
     
  3. Spad

    Spad Kennewick,WA, the desert side Active Member

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    Any company with self respect would have fired Fareed.
     
  4. Squidly

    Squidly Sandy Active Member

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    Nothing coming from these anti-gun nuts surprises me. After all, lies and deception are the core of their game plan.
    Sq
     
  5. Misterbill

    Misterbill Yakima County, Washington New Member

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    This is really a sad tale as Fareed was an exceptional reporter and opinion writer.

    Don't know all the facts in this case, but we seem to have lost a great voice of reason and moderation to the call of greed.

     
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  6. Kevatc

    Kevatc Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I agree. Zakaria is a voice of reason, moderation, and intelligence who has a long history of doing good and balanced journalism. It is very unfortunate he didn't just cite the original quote rather than try to use it as his own.