The Chronicle of Higher Education
August 14th, 2014
This may be the plagiarism brouhaha to end all plagiarism brouhahas.
A professor at Miami Dade College and co-author of the textbook The Freedom to Communicate is accusing a colleague and fellow author of plagiarizing portions of the book, the Miami Herald reports. What makes this plagiarism spat distinctive amid the recent spate
of high-profile cases is the allegation that Adam Vellone, a
communications professor, plagiarized the definition of plagiarism in
the textbook, lifting it nearly word for word from Turnitin, a