Just last month, the Grand Rabbi in France, Gilles Bernheim, resigned from his post after multiple plagiarism accusations and academic fraud.
If you are surprised to hear of the plagiarism accusations, you have possibly committed accidental plagiarism. The first thing to remember is to keep calm so that you can respond in a clear-headed manner without getting overly emotional.
At Stanford University, the Stanford Daily has been reporting on accusations made against a former Stanford Review journalist, Vasant Ramachandran, who was accused of plagiarizing multiple articles that appeared in the Stanford Review.
With so much negative news on plagiarism recently including many high profile figures losing their jobs and ruining their reputations, it is nice to share some positive news on the efforts that some are making to combat this problem.
Yet another major European figure has left his job after admitting to plagiarism in his books as well as claiming an academic title that he did not actually hold. According to Reuters, French Grand Rabbi, Gilles Bernheim, left his post on Thursday, April 11, 2013.