Plagiarism At Journal Register May Be A Sign Of Newsroom Progress

12 Jan

From Poynter.org, Jan. 12, 2012:

Can plagiarism be a byproduct of progress?

That’s the contradictory question I’m pondering after a conversation with Matt DeRienzo, group editor of Journal Register Company’s publications in Connecticut. On Tuesday, that group of papers suffered its second incident of plagiarism in less than three months.

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“Moments like this shatter our communities’ trust in us,” tweeted [John] Paton. “We will work our guts out to re-earn it.”

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