Producer for Katie Couric Fired — For Lifting from 'Wall St Journal'

A CBS News producer was fired and the network apologized after a Katie Couric video essay on libraries was found to be plagiarized from The Wall Street Journal. –Producer for Katie Couric Fired — For Lifting from ‘Wall St Journal’  (AP | Editor & Publisher) Here’s a copy of Jeffrey Zaslow’s “Of the Places You’ll Go, Is the Library Still One of Them?” Update: Rosemary Frezza says this is the…

A Dish Best Served Cold

“It’s almost always the first play I teach,” she said. “I do that because very often students have only encountered Shakespeare in high school and have a misunderstanding of him as safe, moral, and dull. This one really dislodges the idea that Shakespeare is full of eternal moral truths. It takes place in a different world from what they expect.” And how does Titus go over with her students? “Many…