TITLE

Teaching Journalism Students to Value What Is Authentic

AUTHOR(S)
Walth, Brent
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Winter2006, Vol. 60 Issue 4, p86
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents the author's experience of teaching the importance of preventing plagiarism to a journalism class at Harvard University. The students ranged from juniors in high school to students from other colleges to adults. The students were smart and energetic. Ethics and the policy against plagiarism were discussed before giving activities in finding stories for report projects. One student from the class has written a story based on another story, where he got a number of sentences and paragraphs.
ACCESSION #
23683103

 

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