[Ads-l] Trump University's plagiarism policy

Baron, Dennis E debaron at ILLINOIS.EDU
Wed Jul 20 02:10:56 UTC 2016

There’s a new post on the Web of Language:

Trump University’s plagiarism policy (spoiler alert: there isn’t one)

Apparently Trump University had no plagiarism policy, because, when Melania Trump addressed the Republican National Convention Monday night, she copied several sentences<http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/20/us/politics/melania-trump-speech.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=a-lede-package-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=0> from Michelle Obama’s 2008 “First Lady” speech. Initial responses to Ms. Trump’s speech were positive, but shortly afterwards the plagiarism came to light, and the Republican Convention got the dose of show biz Donald Trump had promised. . . .

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