Newspaper Fires Writer Who Plaigerizes WikiPedia

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In a surprise announcement, the Honolulu Star Bulletin fired entertainment writer, Tim Ryan after it was discovered that he was lifting content from the Internet online encyclopedia, Wikipedia, without attribution.

The newspaper stated, "The Star-Bulletin takes very seriously any allegations of journalistic misconduct. We know that the integrity of the newspaper is paramount, and we will do whatever is necessary to uphold it."

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