Plagiarism at the Daily Beast: Gerald Posner concedes lifting from the Miami Herald.

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Feb. 5 2010 3:18 PM

Plagiarism at the Daily Beast

Veteran journalist Gerald Posner concedes that he lifted from the Miami Herald.

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"Neither Abad nor her mother attended Monday's hearing in Fort Lauderdale." —Miami Herald

"Neither Abad nor her mother attended Monday's hearing in Fort Lauderdale."  —The Daily Beast

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