When an editor spots words that her writer didn’t write, she needs to flag them so that they get attributed to the right writer, and possibly seek permission to use the words. Today in my How To column on the Copyediting blog, I look at how to write those queries.
Mentioned in this post:
- tips for spotting plagiarism
- how to secure permission to use the material
- long-time Canadian national columnist caught with “unattributed quotes” in her writing