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By Nara Schoenberg and Nara Schoenberg,Chicago Tribune | August 25, 2005
This has been a heady year for the Jews of rock 'n' roll. After three fans announced their intention to launch a Web site called the Jewish Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the already well-established Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland sued for trademark infringement. Suddenly, a bevy of world-class lawyers was fighting over ... the right to tell the stories of Gene Simmons, Michael Bolton and four-fifths of the J. Geils Band. Then, a few weeks ago, the legal clouds lifted sufficiently to allow the three fans -- New Yorker writer Jeffrey Goldberg, Washington Post reporter David Segal and radio executive Allen Goldberg (no relation to Jeffrey)
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By Jean Marbella, The Baltimore Sun | September 3, 2014
An Eastern Shore teacher was put on leave and taken for medical evaluation after authorities grew concerned about his writings - including a novel about a school shooting and a letter with "suicidal undertones" - and a model he constructed at his home of a school building. But with authorities initially supplying few details, the case of 24-year-old Patrick Wayne McLaw blew up online. Commentators from across the political spectrum worried that his rights were being trampled by an overreaching government that was policing the teacher's thoughts rather than his actions.
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December 16, 2007
Notes Maryland history: For readers curious about the history of the state where they live, there's a wonderful book, published several years ago, that is absolutely worth a second look. Maryland, A Middle Temperament: 1634-1980 by Robert Brugger won rave reviews when it was published in 1996. It's expensive for a paperback -- $25.95 -- but it's extraordinarily readable. "The most comprehensive and readable history of the Free State ever published. It's absolutely the only account I've ever seen that makes almost all our state history seem important or entertaining or both.
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By David Zurawik and The Baltimore Sun | August 15, 2012
I thought I had said all I was going to say about Fareed Zakaria's plagiarism Friday night when I wrote about how wrong it was to steal the words and ideas of another -- and how deadly for a public intellectual. Read here what I said about Zakaria's actions shredding any sense of intellectual authority I once thought he had. But then, came the lame defenses from some other people in the media the last two days -- defenses that only underlined in my mind what I said about the deeply confused and debased state of journalism today.
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By David Zurawik and The Baltimore Sun | August 15, 2012
I thought I had said all I was going to say about Fareed Zakaria's plagiarism Friday night when I wrote about how wrong it was to steal the words and ideas of another -- and how deadly for a public intellectual. Read here what I said about Zakaria's actions shredding any sense of intellectual authority I once thought he had. But then, came the lame defenses from some other people in the media the last two days -- defenses that only underlined in my mind what I said about the deeply confused and debased state of journalism today.
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By Jean Marbella, The Baltimore Sun | September 3, 2014
An Eastern Shore teacher was put on leave and taken for medical evaluation after authorities grew concerned about his writings - including a novel about a school shooting and a letter with "suicidal undertones" - and a model he constructed at his home of a school building. But with authorities initially supplying few details, the case of 24-year-old Patrick Wayne McLaw blew up online. Commentators from across the political spectrum worried that his rights were being trampled by an overreaching government that was policing the teacher's thoughts rather than his actions.
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September 12, 2005
On Saturday September 10, 2005 ILENE D. COHEN (nee Goldberg) beloved wife of Yale H. Cohen, devoted mother of Dayna Cohen and Robyn Cohen both of Baltimore, devoted sister of Jeffrey Goldberg, dear sister-in-law of Donna Goldberg, loving daughter of Barbara (nee Deutch) and the late Bernard Goldberg. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS HOME, 8900 Reisterstown Rd., at Mt. Wilson Lane, on Monday September 12 at 11 A.M. Interment Hebrew Young Mens Cemetery, Windsor MIll Rd. Please omit flowers, in mourning at 1800 Trenleigh Rd., Parkville, MD (21213)
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By Luke Broadwater | June 13, 2011
Herman Cain has made a lot of waves in the GOP race for the White House lately. He's gone from a virtual unknown with a record of losing elections to one of the top three or four candidates in the race, largely on the strength of his performance at the first GOP debate. (I do not share this view of Cain's performance, but many Republican voters apparently disagree with me.)  Even though Cain has impressed many, he often shows his ignorance on important issues, such as having no plan for Afghanistan, dabbling in birtherism, not understanding the "Right of Return" for Palestinians, and, now, claiming President Barack Obama was "raised in Kenya.
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By David Zurawik and The Baltimore Sun | August 12, 2012
UPDATE: See end of post for update on another journalist saying Zakaria "borrowed heavily" from him. Following the lead of Time magazine, CNN Friday suspended Sunday morning show host and international affairs analyst Fareed Zakaria for plagiarism. The magazine said its suspension was for a month "pending further review," while CNN put no time limit on its removal of Zakaria from its airwaves. Plagiarism used to be a deadly journalistic sin from which there often was no redemption.  Given the lack of values and ethics in journalism today, however, who knows what will happen to Zakaria.
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By Cal Thomas | March 8, 2014
The Obama administration is showing it can be tough on foreign policy. Unfortunately, that toughness is not directed at Russia and its incursion into Crimea, but at Israel, America's ally. In an interview with President Obama, prior to the Washington arrival of Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, Jeffrey Goldberg of Bloomberg.com writes that the president planned to tell Mr. Netanyahu "that his country could face a bleak future -- one of international isolation and demographic disaster -- if he refuses to endorse a U.S.-drafted framework agreement for peace with the Palestinians.
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December 16, 2007
Notes Maryland history: For readers curious about the history of the state where they live, there's a wonderful book, published several years ago, that is absolutely worth a second look. Maryland, A Middle Temperament: 1634-1980 by Robert Brugger won rave reviews when it was published in 1996. It's expensive for a paperback -- $25.95 -- but it's extraordinarily readable. "The most comprehensive and readable history of the Free State ever published. It's absolutely the only account I've ever seen that makes almost all our state history seem important or entertaining or both.
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By Nara Schoenberg and Nara Schoenberg,Chicago Tribune | August 25, 2005
This has been a heady year for the Jews of rock 'n' roll. After three fans announced their intention to launch a Web site called the Jewish Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the already well-established Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland sued for trademark infringement. Suddenly, a bevy of world-class lawyers was fighting over ... the right to tell the stories of Gene Simmons, Michael Bolton and four-fifths of the J. Geils Band. Then, a few weeks ago, the legal clouds lifted sufficiently to allow the three fans -- New Yorker writer Jeffrey Goldberg, Washington Post reporter David Segal and radio executive Allen Goldberg (no relation to Jeffrey)
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By Jonah Goldberg | September 18, 2013
Chemical weapons are evil, but you could also say they're a curse. They have a talismanic power to bend and distort U.S. foreign policy. You can ask George W. Bush or Barack Obama. In 2003, then-Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz gave a lengthy interview to Vanity Fair that caused a huge uproar, largely because the magazine shamefully distorted what he was trying to say. Mr. Wolfowitz explained that within the Bush administration there were a lot of arguments for why we should invade Iraq.
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