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Jonah Lehrer Scandal

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 ...

Science Journalism and the Inner Swine Dog

Jalees Rehman, M.D. | Posted 01.07.2013 | Science
Jalees Rehman, M.D.

I don't think it's widely appreciated how important high-quality science journalism is and how much effort it requires. Limited resources, time constraints and the pressure to publish sensationalist articles can compromise the quality of the work. Two recent examples illustrated this.

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...

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"?...

New Yorker Writer Fired Over Plagiarism Was Going To Give A College Lecture About Ethics

Posted 10.02.2012 | College

Jonah Lehrer's fabrications have already cost him his gig at The New Yorker and an unknown number of future book sales, and now they're cutting into h...

Journalist Who Took Down Jonah Lehrer Speaks Out

Reuters | Posted 10.02.2012 | Media

* Moynihan "baffled" by Lehrer's reckless behavior * Expects plagiarism scandals to recur By Christine Kearney ...