Readings on plagiarism for quarterly essay:
Case study of plagiarism: Doris Kearns Goodwin, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian:
Bo Crader of the conservative Weekly Standard, broke the story:
"her [Kathleen's] closest friends assumed that she and Billy were 'semiengaged.' On the day of the party reports of a secret engagement were published in the Boston papers. . . . The truth was that the young couple had reached no such agreement.”
"her [Kathleen's] closest friends assumed she and Billy were semi-engaged. On the day of the party, reports of a secret engagement were published in the Boston papers. . . . The truth was that the young couple had reached no such agreement."
On Lewis Hyde’s Common as Air: Revolution, Art, and Ownership—more thoughts on copyright, intellectual property, ethics and the privatization of knowledge—what do we hold in common? As privately held and protected by law? What about file sharing, sampling, mash-ups? The Internet?
If music, writing, other works of art are digitized and available on the Internet, how does a writer or artist make a living? How do high-profile news websites and online blogs pay their researchers and writers? Should we pay for originally created music, literature, news content? What happens when content can be copied, changed, distributed without permission?