Pougkeepsie Journal rips off story from Daily Freeman

The Poughkeepsie Journal takes entire sentences from a Daily Freeman story. The Journal has been made aware of this and it's looking into the matter.

Embed

  1. UPDATE, June 9. 1:30 p.m.
  2. The evidence:
  3. Our version:
  4. Ulster County Community College has adopted a budget that calls for increasing tuition for full-time students to $4,130 per year from the current $3,990. Part-timers would pay $149 per credit hour, up from $142.
  5. Their version.
  6. Ulster County Community College has adopted a budget that calls for increasing tuition for full-time students to $4,130 per year from the current $3,990. Part-timers would pay $149 per credit hour, up from $142.
  7. There's more. No link or credit to the Freeman, but generous copy-pasting.
  8. Some reaction to the Freeman's tweet
  9. An email was sent to the editor of the Journal shortly after 9 a.m.and the publication has been made aware of this on Twitter throughout the day.
  10. Patti Doxsey, who wrote the original story, takes the issue with a little humor.
  11. More reaction.
1
Share

Share

Facebook
Google+