German defence minister karl-theodor zu guttenberg addresses plagiarism allegations friday in berlin ( tobias kleinschmidt / afp ) my dissertation was not plagiarized, he told an impromptu. So, the defense minister of germany, dr karl-theodor zu guttenberg, is in the news for using paragraphs of other authors in his dissertation without citing them in other words: he is accused of plagiarism. While they have uncovered plagiarism in theses of several high-ranked officials, including the minister for culture, no one in russia bothered to admit it, much less quit, zu guttenberg style share | improve this answer.
If there is plagiarism involved the conversation will tend to be much shorter sometimes it is a teaching issue, i have had students rewrite large sections of thesis and go back and add numerous references to avoid plagiarism. Karl-theodor zu guttenberg, germany's defence minister, has temporarily renounced his doctoral title as he fights to defuse the escalating scandal over allegations of widespread plagiarism in. Baron zu guttenberg acted as a former federal minister of defence, and of economics and technology, in germany, and was thought by many to be in the running to be the next german chancellor, prior to the revealing that he had plagiarized large portions of his doctoral dissertation (europaeu, december 12, 2011.
Germany's hugely popular defense minister karl-theodor zu guttenberg has weathered a series of scandals, but if allegations of plagiarism take him down, chancellor angela merkel's party may never recover. So much so, karl-theodore zu guttenberg was once considered to be a likely replacement for german chancellor angela merkel, until he resigned in disgrace after being accused of plagiarizing substantial parts of his doctrinal dissertation. In total baronet zu guttenberg plagiarized 7634 % of his dissertation (annexes and index were not included to compute this percentage) thirdly: the entire dissertation was very likely written by a ghost writer. German defense secretary karl theodor zu guttenberg, academics ruled that he had plagiarized much of his 2003 phd thesis on the international criminal court were too many borrowed.
Mr zu guttenberg was nicknamed baron cut and paste and zu googleberg in the media norbert lammert, the conservative parliamentary leader said his plagiarism was a nail in the coffin for. In germany, defense minister karl-theodor zu guttenberg was forced to resign when it was discovered he had plagiarized large parts of his thesis his university stripped him of his doctorate (pidd, 2011. Berlin, march 1 (dpa) german defence minister karl-theodor zu guttenberg resigned tuesday, after he became embroiled in a plagiarism scandal over his phd 'i informed the chancellor (angela merkel) in a very friendly conversation that i will withdraw from my political offices and asked for a. This controversy has become so much popular that most academic refer to the plagiarized articles as guttenberg articles speaking in the hindsight, we should be talking about how to save ourselves from these so called guttenberg articles. Karl-theodor zu guttenberg, germany's most popular politician and a potential future candidate for chancellor, dismissed in an interview the possibility of quitting as nonsense.
German defence minister karl-theodor zu guttenberg has temporarily renounced his doctorate title following accusations of plagiarism german media allege several passages of his 2006 thesis were. Close eye: angela merkel watches over karl-theodor zu guttenberg, whom she has backed over the 'copygate' scandal bormann, who stopped short of accusing guttenberg of plagiarism, said any thesis. German defense secretary karl theodor zu guttenberg, 2011: guttenberg resigned amidst a scandal involving alleged plagiarism in his doctoral dissertation a large part of schmitt's. Germany's minister of defense karl-theodor zu guttenberg plagiarized large parts of his phd thesisthis scandal would likely have rocked germany's political scene even before the internet, but the massive extend of his academic fraud only became public thanks to a massive crowdsourced effort and the smart use of a wikia-hosted wiki.
In early 2011, the resignation of germany's former defense minister karl-theodor zu guttenberg, after it became known that he had plagiarized large chunks of his doctoral dissertation, had broader. German defense minister karl-theodor freiherr zu guttenberg resigned tuesday, in the wake of claims that he had plagiarized parts of his doctoral dissertation. How much do you know about plagiarism karl-theodor zu guttenberg mr zu guttenberg stepped down today because of the scandal over his thesis.
But karl-theodor zu guttenberg has resigned as defence minister after being engulfed by a plagiarism scandal, leaving the ruling coalition with a serious charisma vacuum. German minister quits over plagiarized dissertation tens of thousands of academics wrote to the government in protest after it was discovered that baron karl-theodor zu guttenberg—now. Secretary karl-theodor zu guttenberg had plagiarized his dissertation, he resigned from office, leaving international news media wondering about this political scandal german news media had covered guttenberg intensely, and often favorably, before.