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Washington Post Bureau Chief Suspended Over Panama Plagiarism

After William Booth, the Washington Post's Mexico bureau chief, was caught plagiarizing four sentences in a story earlier this week, it didn't seem like there would be many consequences. Booth insisted it was an accident, and the paper's ombudsman reported that Booth probably wouldn't be fired.
But it looks like Booth will see some of the [...]

Washington Post Mexico Bureau Chief Admits Plagiarizing Academic Journal in Panama Story

What is it with the Washington Post's bureau chiefs and lifting copy? Just months after the paper's India bureau chief admitted to paraphrasing quotes from an Indian magazine, William Booth, the Post's bureau chief for Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, admitted this afternoon that a story the Post published Sunday contained plagiarized material.
“I am so [...]