Update on Plagiarism

by Joshua Foust on 4/23/2007 · 1 comment

One of the staff at the Times of Central Asia responded first thing Monday their time to an email inquiry about my plagiarized writing. After explaining the situation, she agreed it was theft and said they had removed the post. I would like to note her exceedingly helpful and friendly attitude (i.e. she didn’t have an attitude). However, since I do not have subscriber access, I cannot confirm that the story has, indeed, been removed. Can anyone else help me out?


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Joshua Foust is a Fellow at the American Security Project and the author of Afghanistan Journal: Selections from Registan.net. His research focuses primarily on Central and South Asia. Joshua is a correspondent for The Atlantic and a columnist for PBS Need to Know. Joshua appears regularly on the BBC World News, Aljazeera, and international public radio. Joshua's writing has appeared in the Columbia Journalism Review, Foreign Policy’s AfPak Channel, the New York Times, Reuters, and the Christian Science Monitor. Follow him on twitter: @joshuafoust

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carpetblogger April 23, 2007 at 11:36 am

Glad you got a response and all, but seems like plagiarism is the cost of doing business in this part of the world. I’d be more surprised if you didn’t get something your wrote ripped of.

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