STAR-T’S TV CRITIC RESIGNS AMID PLAGIARISM INVESTIGATION

A reader called the paper and noticed a paragraph of TV critic’s Ken Parish Perkins November 10th column was similar–very similar–okay, verbatim–with that of a paragraph from Entertainment Weekly. So the Star-T suspended Perkins while they investigated further. They found “several” instances over a two-year span of Perkins aping either phrases or entire sentences from other newspapers and magazines. When editors confronted Perkins, he resigned.

So easy to cheat, these days. So easy to get caught.

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