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Plagiarism 1 Plagiarism: The next generation A review of the article published by the New York Times Christina Umlauf Comtemporary Ethical Issues MBA 502, Cohort 11/19 Professor Michael D’Angelo September 27, 2011 Plagiarism 2
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Plagiarism: The Next Generation A review of the article published by the New York Times Plagiarism is a word that should be well known to anyone who has attended a college or university. To plagiarize, as defined by the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, is “to steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one's own; use (another's production) without crediting the source; to commit literary theft; present as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source.” While it would seem obvious that this would be not be an ethically correct thing to do and, therefore, easy to avoid, many students and writers of all backgrounds find the subject confusing. Many teachers have spent years agonizing over the subject of plagiarism. Some rely on their personal knowledge and experience to help identify it, and then check suspected sources for confirmation. However, in this age of technology, it is far easier to search for source material using the web. One recent
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