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I came across the news of the Times of India plagiarising photographs from blogs after reading Atanu’s post and following it up with Sudipta’s post on the matter and Shrinidhi’s first hand account of how one of his photographs was “used” by TOI.

Using someone else’s work without even acknowledging the source is quite a despicable thing for a major newspaper to do and the bloggers mentioned above are calling for a blogathon (I believe thats what it is called) on Oct 2 against plagiarism. Since this blog is pretty much devoid of pictures, I do not have any specific cases of plagiarism to report, but if anyone who is reading this does, then make sure you blog about it.  Some public defamation should make the likes of TOI think twice in the future before they try to copy blatantly from the internet.

If you have not experienced any plagiarism, do add your voice to the blogathon as well. And make sure you watch out for your content 🙂

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Written by clueso

October 1, 2008 at 9:08 am

Posted in Uncategorized

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  1. Hi. Thanks for the support.

    Shrinidhi Hande

    October 1, 2008 at 10:12 am

  2. […] Clueso had this to say: Using someone else’s work without even acknowledging the source is quite a despicable thing for a major newspaper to do and the bloggers mentioned above are calling for a blogathon (I believe thats what it is called) on Oct 2 against plagiarism. …  Some public defamation should make the likes of TOI think twice in the future before they try to copy blatantly from the internet. […]

  3. Eventually TOI ran a clarification giving me credit…

    Shrinidhi Hande

    October 15, 2008 at 3:25 am


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