Category Archives: oh the humanity

Notes on a plagiarism scandal: Erasing the “thin grey line”

A few quick hits about the Wente plagiarism scandal, mostly for my own reference as it relates to social media. All of the actual reporting on Margaret Wente’s serial plagiarism (sordid summary; timeline) has been undertaken not by professional reporters but … Continue reading

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Access to Information by the Numbers (II)

More success! Last week, after waiting almost three years, I finally received a response to my Access to Information request from Foreign Affairs and International Trade. A bit beyond the 30 calendar days that the request is supposed to take? … Continue reading

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