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Maureen Dowd Copies a Blogger, Says Inadvertent

Maureen Dowd got caught copying a passage from Talking Points Memo blogger, Josh Marshall. She’s stated that it was inadvertent; that she doesn’t read Marshall; and that she got the insightful collection of words from a friend. Apparently Dowd and friend, as a commenter pointed out, has absolute recall over the comma placement of Marshall’s work.

You can read more about it at Smart Bitch Sarah’s blog.

Jane Litte is the founder of Dear Author, a lawyer, and a lover of pencil skirts. She self publishes NA and contemporaries (and publishes with Berkley and Montlake) and spends her downtime reading romances and writing about them. Her TBR pile is much larger than the one shown in the picture and not as pretty. You can reach Jane by email at jane @ dearauthor dot com

One Comment

  1. Genrewonk » Things I would blog bout, had I the time
    May 22, 2009 @ 06:03:28

    […] There’s Maureen Dowd’s plagiarism. […]

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