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Ghostwriting

My Life as a Ghost

Claire Fordham | Posted 06.16.2014 | Books
Claire Fordham

If I had a dollar for every person I've met who tells me their life story should be a book, I'd have $278 by now. The great thing about self-publishing is that everyone can write their life story and turn it into a book.

Brent Bozell's Ghostwriter Scandal Is Just His Latest Outrage

Terry Krepel | Posted 04.25.2014 | Media
Terry Krepel

The Media Research Center has been pushing the "Tell the Truth!" mantra for years, though that didn't apply to anyone telling the truth about conservatives. It also didn't apply to the MRC itself.

'Japan's Beethoven' Admits He Has Partial Hearing Amidst Ghostwriting Scandal

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 02.12.2014 | Arts

TOKYO (AP) — The man once lauded as Japan's Beethoven said he can partially hear in a new disclosure Wednesday following the stunning revelation las...

Ghost in the Machine? How To Spot a Ghostwritten Paper

Dave Tomar | Posted 03.10.2014 | Education
Dave Tomar

According to The Harvard Crimson, a survey of this year's incoming freshmen revealed that 42 percent had cheated on high school homework before arriving at the Ivy League institution.

For Writers -- and Men-- This Is What Collaboration Looks Like

David Murray | Posted 02.05.2013 | Books
David Murray

Truly collaborative writing? Until this year, it had eluded me so thoroughly that I nearly rejected the suggestion that I read the journals of Lt. Col. Mark Weber, who needed help to write a memoir for his three young sons, who would soon be without a father.

WATCH: Gwyneth Paltrow, Rachael Ray Slam Ghostwriting Allegations

Posted 03.23.2012 | Food

Ever since they were accused, in a March 13 New York Times article by Julia Moskin, of leaning on ghostwriters to complete their cookbooks, Gwyneth Pa...

In Defense Of Cookbook Ghostwriting

Andrew_Friedman | Posted 05.20.2012 | Food
Andrew_Friedman

Having collaborated on more than 20 celebrity chef book projects, I could probably spend an entire day examining and commenting on all the questions raised by this unique and fascinating situation.

Are You Taking Pills You Don't Need? Ask Ghostwriters

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 10.08.2011 | Healthy Living
Martha Rosenberg

But ghostwriting also helps the national malaise of people suffering from and treating diseases that didn't even exist before and ballooning government and private health plans costs.

Hormones Still Pushed, Still Dangerous

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Martha Rosenberg

The very reason progestin was added to estrogen as a menopausal remedy for women, was because estrogen inconvertibly causes endometrial cancer.

Sarah Palin, the Truth Called. It Wants Its Books Back

John Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
John Shore

It's no secret that Lynn Vincent's writing was literally indispensable to Going Rogue. And yet, Sarah Palin has very clearly done virtually all she can to take full credit for a book she didn't even write.

Ghostwriting: Can't We Just Be Honest?

Rebecca Serle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Rebecca Serle

Slapping Hilary Duff's name on the cover, having her show up for signings and readings, going on morning talk shows and interviewing with David Letterman does not make her an author.

Medical Schools Come Under Scrutiny For Freebies, Ghostwriting

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Harvard Medical School is laying down the law: No more freebies. The University's administration has recently tightened restrictions on corporate gift...

Why Ghostwriting Isn't The Problem With Political Books

Los Angeles Times | Craig Fehrman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

even politicians who write their own books don't write them alone, and we'd be better off looking past ghostwriting to the real problems behind politi...

Andre Agassi's Open: Meth, Bitterness, And Bad Hair (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Andre Agassi's new memoir, Open, out today, has been causing a stir because of major revelations in the book -- that Agassi used crystal meth regular...

Ghostwritten Medical Articles Cast Doubt on Reliability of Drugs

Lennard Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lennard Davis

We need to be extremely careful when we read that "experts have said" or that "experiments have shown" -- particularly when we are looking at difficult-to-treat affective disorders.

Op-Ed Writer Tells Apple: Leave Me Alone! (But Thanks)

William Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
William Klein

Before long, you realize you've read hundreds more words amplifying Apple's message, squeezing whole minutes more out of the traditional 30-second spot.