- Read the two articles and view the video provided below.
After reviewing all three resources, use your own words to discuss some implications of being accused of plagiarism in the professional world or in your chosen career.
Within your response, include a paraphrased statement from at least two of the sources to support your thoughts. Be sure to include their appropriate in-text citations.
Article and Video Links:
Barry, D., Barstow, D., Glater, J. D., Liptak, A., & Steinberg, J. (2003). Correcting the record: Times reporter who resigned leaves long trail of deception. New York Times, 11.
The Jayson Blair story: Favoritism and plagiarism at The New York Times [Video file]. (2003). In Films on Demand.
SPJ Code of Ethics. (2014, September 6). https://www.spj.org/ethicscode.asp
2 When someone’s writing is not focused, clear, and precise the message is often lost or confusing. To succeed in today’s competitive, professional world you must be able to communicate effectively; especially through writing.
Describe a situation (real or fictional) where not having a focused message in your writing could lead to a problem or poor outcome. Describe how you can use the writing process to ensure your writing is focused and effective