ENG 221 Week 2 (DQ 1 and DQ 2)
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ENG 221 Week 2 Discussion Question 1 Based on Welander s 2010 article what intellectual property issues must you be concerned about as a technical writer The intellectual property issue that a technical writer should be concerned with is to make sure that they protect the intellectual property of the company they are working for Another is to make sure they have the proper permission to uses the intellectual property Peherson 2009 In what situations do most intellectual property violations occur for the technical writer Why One situation of intellectual property violation could occur for the technical writer I not accurately citing or at out forgetting to cite a source If the writer is in a hurry to meet a deadline this could cause the writer to not completely check their writing Is material copyright protected if it does not list a copyright notice Explain your answer The US Library of Congress website states the copyright symbol must be on copyright material but there is a clause where there are certain types of document that do not have to contain the symbol After reading this I would conclude that if the copyright symbol is not present does not mean that the material is not copyright protected Reference Gerson S J amp Gerson S M 2008 Technical communication process and product Retrieved from University of Phoenix eBook Collection database Peherson P 2009 Technically speaking Retrieved from http bIOg paulpehrsoncon 2009 l 0 1 3intellectual propertv responsibilities of content developers US Library of Congress 0 Copyright Law of the United States of America Retrieved from http ZWWWCODV1 i ght govtitle l 792chap4html Discussion Question 1 Conduct online research to find an example of plagiarism What material was plagiarized in the example What were the consequences faced by the plagiarizer What are some methods you can use to prevent plagiarism issues Post your 100 150 word response to DQ2 by using this provided thread Due Friday 108 Conduct online research to find an example of plagiarism What material was plagiarized in the example What were the consequences faced by the plagiarizer What are some methods you can use to prevent plagiarism issues l was surprised to find so much plagiarism with just one search It amazes me to see even big news producers and Columnist plagiarize work to get there story Plagiarism in CBS News involving one of there producers writing an essay from Katie Couric The producer is accused of plagiarizing the essay and using material from a column in the Wall Street Journal the producer who wrote the piece for Couric has been fired and CBS promises to change it procedures in upcoming stories A New York Times columnist was caught using a almost word for word piece taken from a blogger Which shows us even a pulitzer prize winning journalist makes mistakes Word for word use of the bloggers story cause extreme worry Coincidently this journalist was the one to break the story of Joe Biden stealing speeches in 1988 presidential race which cause him to drop out of the race Plagiarism can be avoided with a simple citation and mention of the person of whose words you used If we as students use a persons words or information in our writing we must leave references all writers should have to do this Although all words come front he idea of one person so should ideas be recognized as plagiarism What about the idea of alternative fuel who came up with it Should we cite the creator of the QWERTY keyboard when all new phones and laptops are made When is plagiarism good or is it MARCUS BARAMApri 11 2007 CBS News httDabcnewsdocomUSstorv id3031455ampbade1 Ed Pilkington 18 May 2009 httpwwwouardiancoukmedia2009mav18newvork timesusbressbublishino