Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Here’s the software that could have saved Melania Trump from her plagiarism debacle - Recode

Also see Melania Trump Trumped by Plagiarism? (Turnitin blog)

"TurnItIn is a subscription service currently in use, the company says, at 12,000 educational institutions around the globe. Founded by Berkeley neuroscientists in the late 1990s, the service compares text against web content, previous submissions, and scholarly journals and magazines to generate an “originality report.” The report highlights text that matches another source.

As it happens, TurnItIn ran one of its reports on Mrs. Trump’s speech and found several types of plagiarism."
Here’s the software that could have saved Melania Trump from her plagiarism debacle - Recode
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