Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Ventura County Star Fires Another Columnist for Plagiarism

The Ventura County Star has canceled two business-related columns written by Jim Woodard because of multiple instances of plagiarism.

This is the second incident of plagiarism by freelance writers appearing in The Star this year. Both cases resulted in immediate termination of the contract with the writers.

Woodard, in a meeting with editors, said any instances of plagiarism discovered in his column were unintentional and the result of using material that he thought was available for his reuse. [Click for MORE]

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