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F For Fake

Unleashed on July 20, 2009

30984730_233190545fIs it ever acceptable to fake it?  That’s the sujet du jour in today’s Eve’s Salmagundi Club.  Whether it’s fake tans or authors who fake it (yes, there is a connection…) we have stern words for both.  Some authors accused of plagiarism (for example, young Kaavya Viswanathan and her half million dollar advance) seem to be more heavily tarred than others, such as Doris Kearns Goodwin).

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Links: Anti-Plagiarism Day; New Frontiers in Cheating; How the Goodwin Story Developed; Doris Kearns Goodwin And The Credibility Gap

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