BOSTON -- Conjuring up something of an ethical house o mirrors in the world of journalism, the New York Times published an "Editors' Note" Thursday acknowledging that material in a recent article on plagiarism had been borrowed with insufficient attribution from the Boston Globe.
An article published in the Times July 3 concerning plagiarism charges against H. Joachim Maitre, dean of the College of Communication at Boston University, should have noted "that the quotations it cited from Mr. Maitre's speech were taken from the Globe article," said the note, which ran on Page 3.
In addition, according to the note, "The Times article included a ,, passage of five paragraphs that closely resembled five paragraphs in the Globe article. . .