Le Pens plagiarized speech side by side with Fillons original

The far-right candidate in the French presidential election, Marine Le Pen, is under scrutiny for plagiarism after she gave a speech which took language and phrases from a rival candidate. In the video below, which was posted on YouTube from the pro-Fillon group Ridicule TV, shows the two speeches cut and overlapping phrases and sentences. As Ridicule TV first[…]

How to Avoid Plagiarism in Your Writing

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Plagiarism, in a nutshell, is passing off the intellectual property of others as your own work, without proper accreditation to the original source. It is possible to plagiarize art, music and design, but this article is primarily concerned with plagiarism as it applies to writing. That means copying or loosely paraphrasing the writings of other[…]

Guidelines for Paraphrasing

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Plagiarism is not taken lightly by the business world nor by academic institutions. Case in point: the University of Louisville reserves the option of disbarring students found guilty of plagiarism. (University of Louisville, 2008) Plagiarism can be defined as taking credit for another’s ideas, thoughts, or work. (Margaret Price, 2012) Guidelines for Paraphrasing Text or[…]

How to Create a Custom Google Reader Feed to Detect Plagiarism

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RSS feed readers are nifty little tools that allow you to quickly and easily syndicate content. For example, if you are a web content writer that publishes your articles on a site such as Associated Content (Yahoo! Voices), you can create an RSS feed and embed the URL in your blogs and other locations. Your[…]

What Is Plagiarism, How To Recognize It and Why to Avoid It

The value of the product of writing services rests on originality and compliance with requirements. Originality is the offshoot of intellectual exercise tailored to specific needs, which customers of writing services expect in exchange for payment. Compliance with requirements ensures work that will fulfill customer needs and meet their expectations. Many freelance writing services have[…]