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WJLA, March 20, 2012

Top plagiarism scandals: Journalists who borrowed stories, made up sources

Mike Daisey, the performer whose one-man show purported to expose horrific working conditions in Chinese factories where iPads and iPhones are assembled, has now admitted that he mixed fact and fiction - though he never warned his audiences or the journalists who talked with him. Here are some other journalistic scandals.

Gerald Posner

Posner is an investigative journalist and author of several books. In 2010, a scandal arose at The Daily Beast when it was discovered he plagiarized from articles in other publications in his stories.