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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.

Stephen Glass

Stephen Glass, a rising-star reporter for The New Republic, fabricated a number of stories during his time at the magazine. His story was made into a film starring Hayden Christensen, Shattered Glass.