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Book Review: So You've Been Publicly Shamed
Speaker, author, professor
For millennia, man has put his foot in his mouth. Twitter didn't invent the inappropriate joke and employees have ranted about their bosses long before Mark Zuckerberg started Facebook.
President, Trinity Washington University
These words were shockingly familiar to me as a college president who has seen my fair share of plagiarism cases. They are part of the litany of excuses that many students recite upon finding themselves accused of plagiarizing term papers.
Label Yourself and Your Business Before Someone Else Does
Say it Better, mutuality, TEDx
Jonah Lehrer Facing New Questions About Possible Plagiarism
The Argument for Authenticity in Popular Culture
Founder, Promote A Book
At least the notion of authenticity is out there. It means we are looking for what we want to be true. That authenticity, however we define it, is important to us. It demonstrates a shift from earlier in the decade, at the tail end of an era.
Publisher Pulls Jonah Lehrer's "How We Decide" From Stores
The Infallible Knight Foundation
J.J. Colagrande is a Miami based professor and author of the n...
Is it wrong to say the Knight Foundation is too powerful? Is it ironic to say this when the
may be teetering into non-existence in the next five years?
9 Authors With Outrageous Speaking Fees
Foundation Apologizes For Paying Jonah Lehrer $20,000
New Survey Shows That Plagiarism Creates Job Opportunities
Jalees Rehman, M.D.
Scientist and physician
The Winnie Foundation feels that plagiarists are unfairly maligned. The foundation conducted a survey, which proved that plagiarism scandals usually result in weeks of extensive reporting, thus providing new job opportunities for investigative journalists and academic committees.
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Journalism Foundation Defends Paying Plagiarist $20,000 To Speak
Senior Media Reporter, The Huffington Post
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
Author, 'Do Fathers Matter? What Science Is Telling Us About t...
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'
Does Lena Dunham Prove Writers Are as Toxic as Investment Bankers?
Author and Special Correspondent, TheRoot.com
A google search of "I hate Lena Dunham" now produces more than a million results, which is quite a lot for someone who entered the public conscious less than a year ago. The question is why?
Why Are We Obsessed With Cheaters?
Research Intern at The Huffington Post
These past warm months have been especially riddled with revelations of academic dishonesty. And the scandals have been extensively covered by the media.
The Culture of Deceit
President, Trinity Washington University
Politicians do it. Journalists do it. Even Harvard students do it. Dissembling, stonewalling and outright lies all pass for political discourse these days. The culture of deceit appears to be not only pervasive, but quite acceptable as a way of doing business.
Jonah Lehrer: I'm Writing About My Scandal
The Plagiarism Panic
Dean, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism
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'
Severs Ties With Disgraced Journalist
Jonah Lehrer Keeps Magazine Job
Fareed Zakaria's Unapologetic Apology: Par for the Course
No apologizer in history has ever voluntarily confessed to any other of his misdeeds. These subsequent mishaps are only pointed out by others -- because the miscreants never really admit to what they have done wrong in the first place.
Science Writing: The Perils of Pith
Karthika Swamy Cohen
Science and technology writer
I am a fan of Malcolm Gladwell and his brand of writers (their books and articles make entertaining reads and add much to literary journalism and nonfiction); I just have a problem with it being called scientific writing. I read
science on a daily basis. This is not it.
Jonah Lehrer Scandal Worse Than We Thought
Jonah Lehrer And The Betrayal Of Trust In The Internet Age
Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman
Founding Director, Sinai and Synapses
In the Internet age, everything we say becomes a potential building block for others to use, and the only way to ensure a solid foundation based on trust is to be truthful. And as Jonah Lehrer learned, lies will topple your world.
What Jonah Lehrer Has in Common with the Financial Services Sector
As a society, we rarely celebrate simple competence and the ability to deliver. Instead, we demand superstars. This non-stop need to do better and better is what unifies Lehrer with Wall Street miscreants.
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