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Links from the University of Washington to start the conversation on what plagiarism is with some recent and topical examples from the news.
Jane Goodall "chaotic notetaking"
Jane Goodall blames 'chaotic note taking' for plagiarism controversy
Scientist revises her book Seeds of Hope after allegations 12 sections were lifted from other websites...
Plagiarism in journalism
"Carol Vogel, a longtime reporter who covers the arts beat. Placed at the foot of the item, the note states, in part, that the item about Italian Renaissance painter Piero di Cosimo “improperly used specific language and details from a Wikipedia article without attribution.”