• "Receptiogate" and the Bad Incentives in Academic Research

    by Charlotte Gauthier

    A case of academic theft that might otherwise be of interest to a handful of medievalists stands out because of the immense, bungling, cloak-and-dagger internet chicanery involved, but more importantly because it reveals the misbehavior incentivized by European research funding. 

  • Fake Citations Kill Historian's Career

    Charles Armstrong, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences at Columbia University, plagiarized parts of his award-winning book on North Korea.

  • Russian minister keeps doctorate despite plagiarism claims

    Vladimir Medinsky, who has published a best-selling trilogy of Russian history in which he presents a glossy nationalist version of the country's past, is also the chairman of the state-backed Russian Military History Society.

  • This Is What Max Hastings Did.  Is this Plagiarism?  You Decide.

    by John R. Schindler

    “Several months ago I made the unpleasant discovery that sections of the 2013 best-selling book Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War by Sir Max Hastings, the prolific British popular historian, looked an awful lot like one of my scholarly articles.”