Attribution and plagiarism: The Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists revisits the controversy over Fareed Zakaria’s reports. A study in plagiarism and attribution. From the archives.
Attribution and plagiarism: In the Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists archives, Stephen Rynkiewicz compares Renaissance artists with modern journalists.
“If the rules on fair play are shifting, the Renaissance atelier may be where to look for direction,” he writes.
“When they knew enough to transform their material, apprentices became journeymen and started their own studios. When journalists bring craft and intelligence to their work, they too become artists,” he writes.