Monday, December 11, 2017

Roch Smith, actual journalist; "Fake! News & Record publishes apparently plagiarized column from Proctor & Gamble employees"

"The News & Record published an opinion piece yesterday it identified as having been written by Kevin Hazel and John Sorjonen. The authors, who are local employees of Proctor & Gamble, appear to have plagiarized the piece almost entirely. A cursory search, apparently beyond the interest of the N&R editorial page editor, reveals that what the News & Record published is corporate propaganda previously published elsewhere—nearly identical, but for a few words—under the names of other Proctor & Gamble employees.

Here is the piece Hazel and Sorjornen pass off as their own. Highlighted portions are found in columns previously published elsewhere under the names of other authors (linked below)........"