Though Jonah Lehrer, Jayson Blair and the summer of sin are behind journalism, it's likely that the problem with plagiarism is only going to get worse... The post 5 Reasons Why Plagiarism in Journalism Will Likely Get Worse appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
A native English speaker who wrote in French, then translated his work back into English, later authored several famous works. Frontal Cortex blogger Jonah Lehrer describes new research hinting how bilingualism may encourage acts of genius.
Jonah Lehrer has a new blog, and Malcolm Gladwell likes it. According to Gawker's computerized plagiarism analysis, it includes two unoriginal statements: "It's a simple question with a complicated answer," and "At first glance, the answer seems obvious." So Lehrer's moved on to clichés now. Read more...
The New Yorker superstar is still standing behind his disgraced former colleague
Jonah Lehrer is back on the speaking circuit, but this time he’s not taking a fee. The disgraced science journalist, who was paid $20,000 to speak at a Knight Foundation conference 13 months ago, is on the University of Minnesota-Duluth campus three days this week for a creativity conference. “He’s not being paid anything,” William … Read More
In a conversation with New Republic writer Isaac Chotiner, New Yorker Editor David Remnick said “the idea that what brought Jonah down was faked Dylan quotes is an irony. But it wasn’t in our magazine.” Chotiner asks about “the pop … Read more
How can you stay creative in fundraising? I turned to IMAGINE, by Jonah Lehrer, to get some answers. Here are some marvelous tid-bits from […]
Following Monday's report in BuzzFeed that Rand Paul, the Jonah Lehrer of senators, plagiarized part of his September 20 article in The Washington Times, the conservative paper has ended the Kentucky Senator's weekly column, which he's written since the summer. Read more...
Nassim Taleb adds this link to the Dobelli story. I’m confused. I thought Swiss dudes were supposed to plagiarize their own stuff, not rip off other people’s. Whassup with that? The post Swiss Jonah Lehrer update appeared first on Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science.
Psychology researcher Chris Chabris writes: Rolf Dobelli, a Swiss writer, published a book called The Art of Thinking Clearly earlier this year with HarperCollins in the U.S. The book’s original German edition was a #1 bestseller, and the book has sold over one million copies worldwide. Show More Summary
Lehrer has landed a new book deal. This has sparked justifiable disgust: Maria Konnikova explains why. Lehrer is not the writer who simply made up a few Bob Dylan quotes and self-plagiarized (the way he’s portrayed in recent accounts of his latest book deal). He is the writer who got the science wrong, repeatedly, who…
It's comical, but no real surprise, that pop-science plagiarist and fabricator Jonah Lehrer appears to have lifted someone else's work for his new book proposal. Lehrer has established by now that he is a pathological fraud. The question on the table is: What kind of a fraud is Jonathan Karp, the publisher of Simon & Schuster, which bought the book? Read more...
Even leaving aside the ethical issues, rarely has a book proposal without “Camille Paglia” in the author’s slot seemed so unreadable: Jonah Lehrer, the disgraced writer who resigned from The New Yorker after he was discovered plagiarizing and fabricating material, has sold a book to Simon & Schuster that uses his journalistic misconduct as a [...]
He resigned in disgrace from the New Yorker. His last publisher stopped selling his books because they contained made-up quotes and other problems. So, naturally, he gets another chance: Jonah Lehrer, the best-selling author who hasShow More Summary
If you don't go away, they'll never miss you, the saying goes. It's hard to imagine that anyone has missed Jonah Lehrer much in the 10 brief months since his career flamed out over revelations that he'd made up quotes, plagiarized from other writers and recycled his own work.
From time to time, The Awl offers its space to everyday citizens with something to say. I don’t want to get Jonah Lehrer in any more trouble than he’s in already, but I felt like I needed to come forward and warn Simon and Schuster about something that’ll piss them off royally if they hear about it later. Show More Summary
Jonah Lehrer got caught. Jonah Lehrer got a new book deal anyway. Then, Jonah Lehrer got caught again, according to Slate's Daniel Engber: "He’ll recycle and repeat, he’ll puke his gritty guts out."
Insufficiently disgraced journalist Jonah Lehrer sold a comeback book proposal yesterday. Slate's Daniel Engber notices it looks a lot like something somebody else wrote. Read more...
Snippet from a book proposal by fraudulent journalist Jonah Lehrer: "I feel the shiver of a voice mail message. I listen to the message. I have been found out. I puke into a recycling bin. And then I start to cry.
Simon & Schuster is willing to give a second chance to Jonah Lehrer, the best-selling author of How We Decide