Is there just "ONE" honest liberal left?

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    Is there just "ONE" honest liberal left?

    We just want journalists to be truthful? Is this so hard to ask for?



    N.Y. Times' Dowd Admits Lifting Blogger's Words

    Monday, May 18, 2009

    NEW YORK —  New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd has admitted to using a paragraph virtually word-for-word from a prominent liberal blogger without attribution.

    Dowd acknowledged the error in an e-mail to The Huffington Post on Sunday, the Web site reported. The Times corrected her column online to give proper credit for the material to Talking Points Memo editor Josh Marshall.

    The newspaper is expected to issue a formal correction Monday.

    The error appeared in Dowd's Sunday column, in which she criticized the Bush administration's use of interrogation methods in the run-up to the Iraq war.

    In the original column, Dowd wrote: "More and more the timeline is raising the question of why, if the torture was to prevent terrorist attacks, it seemed to happen mainly during the period when the Bush crowd was looking for what was essentially political information to justify the invasion of Iraq."

    Marshall last week wrote virtually the same sentence. But where Dowd's column used the phrase "the Bush crowd was," Marshall used "we were."

    Dowd, who won a Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 1990, told The Huffington Post that the mistake was unintentional. She claims she never read Marshall's post last week and had heard the line from a friend who did not mention reading it in Marshall's blog.

    A spokeswoman for the Times late Sunday referred requests for comment from The Associated Press to remarks Dowd made to The Huffington Post

     
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    Hey, if she gets fired for plagiarism, she can always get a job at the Herald ala Barnicle.
     
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    [QUOTE]Hey, if she gets fired for plagiarism, she can always get a job at the Herald ala Barnicle.
    Posted by Bill.the.Cat[/QUOTE]

    Or 60 minutes, MSNBC, NBC, PBS . . .

    How's Patty Smith and Jason Blair doing?

    Something tells me MoDo will survive.  The Times is in DEEP trouble
     
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    "Dowd, who won a Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 1990, told The Huffington Post that the mistake was unintentional. She claims she never read Marshall's post last week and had heard the line from a friend who did not mention reading it in Marshall's blog."

    ...and would this have been OK? I don't make a living by woedsmithing, and even I will say, "...a friend of mine said..."

     
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    Re: Is there just "ONE" honest liberal left?

    Error?

    Plagiarism is an error, now?
     

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