Just last month, the Grand Rabbi in France, Gilles Bernheim, resigned from his post after multiple plagiarism accusations and academic fraud.
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.
Plagiarism accusations are not limited to the academic world. Film, music, and fashion have their own forms of plagiarism that I will explore in this and in upcoming articles.