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    Plagiarism and Authority Issues

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    Explain the problem of plagiarism and authority as it relates to citation. Do you also see a problem here? Why are vendors a problematic source for academic papers? Why are open-contributed websites like Wikipedia a questionable authority?

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    Plagiarism is a problem because that which is plagiarized is not cited or otherwise it is not really plagiarized. Authority needs to be cited when using it in a paper or other writing. This is important because the work was really done by someone else (usually people get their information from secondary sources from someone who already did the research from primary sources) and even if you put ...

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    This solution discusses plagiarism and authority issues.