Sportsnet Reporter Accused Of Plagiarizing

Technology is a wonderful thing. You see, a not that long ago people could get away with copying and stealing other people’s work. This damned internet makes it much harder. There are also cool pieces of software that can detect when someone is stealing your work.
Let’s get off on the right foot by saying that Chris Landry is innocent until proven otherwise….

So here is otherwise….you be the judge:

first, what the accused wrote:

“Landry: “Pittsburgh is really playing well right now and doing a better job of protecting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. The Steelers could win on the road with Max Starks at left tackle, but they are. Holding the Pats to one third-down conversion was just amazing. When they play on a fast track, their defense is even faster.””

Now the accuser:

“Lombardi: “Pittsburgh is really playing well right now and doing a better job of protecting Big Ben. I never thought the Steelers could win on the road with Max Starks at left tackle, but they are. Holding the Pats to one third-down conversion was just amazing. When they play on a fast track, their defense is even faster.”

According to Bill Houston at the Globe, Sportnet has yet to comment but has pulled him off the air and his works from their site…

You can read the article here

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Chemmy
December 5, 2008 11:13 am

The easiest indication of plagiarism is sentences that don’t make any sense, e.g. “The Steelers could win on the road with Max Starks at left tackle, but they are.”

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EastLoop
December 6, 2008 12:11 am

that is a painful reminder of the essay i handed in this morning. i sure hope my bastardized wikipedia sentences make sense.

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