And it appears The Bulletin, the alt-weekly newspaper in Montgomery County in Texas that repeatedly repurposed other publications’ works, is apparently no more.
The paper’s publisher, Mike Ladyman, tells The Houston Press‘ Hair Balls blog: “It’s dead right now. I’m not bringing out another issue. I’ll just close it up.”
Yesterday Media Mob (and just about every other English language media and journalism Web site) wrote about Slate critic Jody Rosen’s investigation into The Montgomery County Bulletin‘s egregious and repeated plagiarism of his and other journalists’ works for their small-circulation alt-weekly.
Today, The Bulletin is no more. At least on the Web, where the Read More
The Slate music critic Jody Rosen has a simple question: "In purely statistical terms, do the articles in the Montgomery County Bulletin amount to the greatest plagiarism scandal in the annals of American journalism?"
You might ask: The Bulletin? What’s that? Also, why is Jody Rosen participating in media reporting?
Well, the story Read More
White Christmas: The Story of an American Song , by Jody Rosen. Scribner, 213 pages, $24.
Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? If so, the odds are that it’s not like the one you used to know, but like the one Irving Berlin and Bing Crosby persuaded us we used to know. I mean, Read More