The (U.K.) Daily Mail lifted several paragraphs from a Yahoo News account of a speech by Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. It later updated the story with a credit to Yahoo.
The Yahoo story, written by Chris Moody, was published at approximately 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, while the unbylined Daily Mail piece was published at 6:01 p.m. on Tuesday and updated at 12:23 p.m. Wednesday.
While several sections paraphrased Moody’s story, several were outright rips, as the screenshots below show.
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Speaking at Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, Fla., Thomas, the second black justice to serve on the court, lamented what he considers a society that is more “conscious” of racial differences than it was when he grew up in segregated Georgia in the days before — and during — the civil rights era.