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Jonah Lehrer Plagiarism

Jonah Lehrer Facing New Questions About Possible Plagiarism

Posted 06.07.2013 | Media

Jonah Lehrer is facing questions about plagiarism once again — this time over his book proposal, which just netted him a book deal. Simon & Schus...

Publisher Pulls Jonah Lehrer's "How We Decide" From Stores | Posted 05.01.2013 | Media

Two weeks after disgraced journalist Jonah Lehrer publically apologized for the “frailties” and “weaknesses” that lead to his firing from the ...

The Infallible Knight Foundation

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 04.23.2013 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

Is it wrong to say the Knight Foundation is too powerful? Is it ironic to say this when the Miami Herald may be teetering into non-existence in the next five years?

Journalism Foundation Defends Paying Plagiarist $20,000 To Speak

Michael Calderone | Posted 04.14.2013 | Media
Michael Calderone

Why would an organization promoting "journalistic excellence" pay $20,000 to a plagiarist to speak? I asked Knight Foundation president Alberto Ibargüen.

Disgraced Journalist Jonah Lehrer Talks About His Misdeeds; Wants to Earn Trust

Paul Raeburn | Posted 04.14.2013 | Media
Paul Raeburn

Standing beside a large screen displaying brutal comments on Twitter, the disgraced science writer Jonah Lehrer today delivered a talk that seemed to be aimed primarily at rehabilitating his writing career, rather than offering any insights on his journalistic misdeeds.

Jonah Lehrer: 'I Lied'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.14.2013 | Media

Jonah Lehrer gave his first extensive public comments about his serial plagiarism at a Knight Foundation seminar on Tuesday. Lehrer was forced to r...

Jonah Lehrer: I'm Writing About My Scandal

Posted 11.25.2012 | Media

Look out, world: Jonah Lehrer is writing again. The author and former New Yorker writer suffered a massive level of public humiliation when he was ...

The Plagiarism Panic

Edward Wasserman | Posted 11.19.2012 | Media
Edward Wasserman

If we're not careful, we'll end up not so much protecting originality, but criminalizing routines that are integral to some of the most broadly beneficial practices of contemporary reporting.

A Close Reading Of Jonah Lehrer's College Poem: 'I Am Lying And I Am A Liar'

Posted 09.08.2012 | College

Jonah Lehrer is not merely a former New Yorker writer who happened to be a plagiarist and fabricator (as well as a man about town!) He was also, in hi...

Do Liars Make Better Writers?

Wendy Merry | Posted 10.24.2012 | Arts
Wendy Merry

Studies insist half of all people fib at least twice a day. Still, it's consistently creative people, not corporate publicists or teenage babysitters that rank the highest. Why?

Jonah Lehrer Keeps Magazine Job

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 08.15.2012 | Media

Jonah Lehrer will keep his job with Wired, the magazine told BuzzFeed on Wednesday. Wired will continue to publish Lehrer's work, even after he ad...

Jonah Lehrer Scandal Worse Than We Thought | Posted 10.03.2012 | Media

A comment on Jonah Lehrer: I've received a few emails and seen a number of pieces/blog posts that ask, in essence, "what's the big deal"?...