Handout -- Plagiarism Exercise

Handout -- Plagiarism Exercise - exploited the press...

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Plagiarism Exercise Read carefully the following excerpt from Michael Kelly’s article “The Negotiator” ( The New Yorker , Nov. 6, 1995, page 82). Evaluate the sentences that follow, changing them in any way necessary to avoid plagiarism. He [Richard Holbrooke] has shamelessly and effectively exploited the media, capitalizing on their natural attraction to indiscretion and to swagger, in order to promote American policy aims and to intimidate those who stood in the way. 1. Richard Holbrooke has effectively and shamelessly exploited the press, capitalizing on its attraction to indiscretion. He has done this in order to promote American policy aims, and also to intimidate those in his way. 2. Richard Holbrooke has unabashedly and potently taken advantage of the press, using its instinctive gravitation toward outspokenness and muscle, in order to advance U.S. policy goals and to cow those who blocked his path. 3. According to Michael Kelly, Richard Holbrooke has effectively and shamelessly
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Unformatted text preview: exploited the press, capitalizing on its attraction to indiscretion. He has done this in order to promote American policy aims, and also to intimidate those in his way (82). 4. According to Michael Kelly, Richard Holbrooke has unabashedly and potently taken advantage of the press, using its instinctive gravitation toward outspokenness and muscle, in order to advance U.S. policy goals and to cow those who blocked his path (82). 5. The press has always been inclined to give much attention to outspoken, forceful individuals. Richard Holbrooke has not hesitated to take advantage of this tendency as a means of silencing his opponents in order to advance U.S. ideals and policies. 6. Michael Kelly remarks that the press has always been inclined to give much attention to outspoken, forceful individuals. In Kelly’s view, Richard Holbrooke has not hesitated to take advantage of this tendency as a means of silencing his opponents and advancing U.S. policies (82)....
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