The Dirty Dozen Excuses Offered by Plagiarists

Slate's editor-at-large Jack Shafer has been covering the plagiarism beat for some time and he's found that throughout every scandal the excuses remain the same. On the heels of two plagiarism scandals last month, he talks about a list of twelve common plagiarism excuses he calls "the dirty dozen." The dreamy Brooke Gladstone interrogates. (Transcript and mp3.)

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