Posts about Johann Hari, the journalists that was forced to resign from the Independent after allegations of plagiarism and malicious editing of Wikipedia came to light.
News websites - a bit like the web, but with fewer links Paid Members Public
Martin Belam on journalists’ reaction to Johann Hari being “forced” to link [http://www.currybet.net/cbet_blog/2012/06/hari-link-footnotes.php]: > Only people in an industry that has habitually avoided linking out to the rest of the web could possibly see adding links and footnotes as a cruel and
How Wikipedia dealt with Johann Hari Paid Members Public
Image via Wikipedia [http://commons.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Johannhari.jpg] Comprehensive account by Tom Morris of how Wikipedia volunteers deal with people who abuse the site [http://blog.tommorris.org/post/10400620996/hari-gate-behind-the-scenes-at-wikipedia] , including Mr Hari: > David r was *banned *in July. Banning is a social measure where the
Hari: Knave or Fool? Paid Members Public
Journalists Johann Hari has been exposed as using others work in his own without acknowledgement, and maliciously editing Wikipedia.
Hari-Kiri Reading Round-up Paid Members Public
So, Mr Hari has admitted to his crimes [http://www.journalism.co.uk/news/johann-hari-admits-plagiarism-and-returns-orwell-prize/s2/a546013/] , and is slinking away for retraining training in journalism. I’ve made no secret of that fact that I think his behaviour fell well below the standards we should expect of journalists, and
The falls of the houses of Phillips and Hari Paid Members Public
I suspect many of us labouring in the less glamorous trenches of journalism will be feeling a little schadenfreude at the moment. First came the sudden departure of Melanie Phillips [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melanie_Phillips] from The Spectator, as explained by Prof Greenslade [http://www.guardian.co.uk/