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ACP 101: Avoiding Plagiarism

Researching Basics


Topic: Plagiarism

I. Example of what not to do: Melania Trump's speech at the 2016 Republican Convention? (Watch video)

II. Correctly using someone's work: Ryan Adams/Talyor Swift: 1989 Cover and Taylor Swift's tweets

  • Same material
  • Synthesizes to make it his own
  • Seeks permission
  • Gives credit to the original work
  • Eligible for Grammy