Daily Beast Scribe Plagiarized 35 Other Times

Gerald Posner lifted passages frequently, analysis shows
By Emily Rauhala,  Newser Staff
Posted May 19, 2010 6:47 AM CDT
Daily Beast Scribe Plagiarized 35 Other Times
Why so shy?   (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Disgraced Daily Beast scribe Gerald Posner claims he 'accidentally' and unwittingly plagiarized material for his online columns—but it now appears he also did it habitually and for his books. A new review of his work suggests Posner may have lifted as many as 35 passages for Why America Slept and Secrets of the Kingdom. The Miami New Times sent the passages over to a journalism expert for review. His verdict? "This constitutes plagiarism by any definition." Click here for more on Posner.

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