Washington Post suspends reporter over plagiarism

Washington Post

Longtime Post investigative reporter Sari Horwitz was suspended for three months for plagiarizing Arizona Republic stories about the Tucson shootings. She says: “Under the pressure of tight deadlines, I did something I have never done in my entire career. I used another newspaper’s work as if it were my own. It was wrong. It was inexcusable." || Arizona Republic: Horwitz sent a personal apology to Republic news senior veep Randy Lovely and several Republic reporters.

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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