Punishing plagiarizers: Does public exposure fit the sin?

TitlePunishing plagiarizers: Does public exposure fit the sin?
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication1989
AuthorsSmith, CL
PublisherIndiana University School of Journalism
Publication Languageeng
AbstractWhen an editor discovers that a columnist is plagiarizing some of her columns. When confronted, the columnist admits her guilt, and pleads with the editor not to make it public. Should the columnist get fired? Should the fact of the plagiarized columns be made public?
NotesFineLine: The Newsletter On Journalism Ethics, vol. 1, no. 5 (August 1989), pp. 2,3.
Full Text