ethics http://nhpr.org en Jane Goodall: Anthropologist, Primatologist...Plagiarist? http://nhpr.org/post/jane-goodall-anthropologist-primatologistplagiarist <p>This month, award-winning anthropologist Jane Goodall was supposed to be celebrating the release of her fifteenth book “<a href="http://www.amazon.com/Seeds-Hope-Wisdom-Wonder-Plants/dp/1611135206" target="_blank">Seeds of Hope</a>”. Instead, publication of the work has been delayed after <a href="http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2013-03-19/entertainment/37839718_1_web-sites-book-moves-plants" target="_blank">investigation </a>revealed Goodall borrowed a number of passages without attribution.&nbsp; While reviewers for the Washington Post and New York Times held back from using the “<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plagiarism" target="_blank">P</a>” word outright, a vocal minority is very concerned about the amount of copied material in ‘Seeds’ – and the dubious content of the book itself. <strong>Michael Moynihan </strong>is Cultural News Editor for The Daily Beast. <a href="http://jane-goodall-s-troubling-error-filled-new-book-seeds-of-hope" target="_blank">You can read his article about Goodall’s new book here</a>.</p><p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Virginia Prescott 25277 at http://nhpr.org Jane Goodall: Anthropologist, Primatologist...Plagiarist? Conscientious Consumerism? http://nhpr.org/post/conscientious-consumerism <p>&quot;Socially Responsible&quot;, its a catchword used by many businesses these days whether they want to promote their environmental friendliness, political awareness or by the way they treat their employees.&nbsp; &quot;We talk to the author of a new book who&nbsp;says there are many issues to consider when deeming a business socially responsible, both for the consumer and for the companies themselves. In some cases, there are uncomfortable tradeoffs, it&rsquo;s nearly impossible to fulfill every ideal. Wed, 11 Jul 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Brady Carlson 8464 at http://nhpr.org Conscientious Consumerism? The Granite State Grapples with Public Integrity http://nhpr.org/post/granite-state-grapples-public-integrity <p>We sift through a new study that gives New Hampshire low marks in what it calls “integrity” in State government.</p> Thu, 05 Apr 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 2903 at http://nhpr.org The Granite State Grapples with Public Integrity