Plagiarism, defamation and the power of hyperlinks — Tech News and Analysis

Plagiarism, defamation and the power of hyperlinks — Tech News and Analysis.

Mathew Ingram has a good piece up on plagiarism and writing in a hyperlinked world. While doubtless recent cases like that of Fareed Zakaria and Jonah Lehrer raises significant issues regarding journalistic (and personal) integrity, they also raise interesting questions regarding what does and does not represent plagiarism, particularly in the journalisticaly grey areas of blogging and tweet-streams.

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