May 17, 2009
Dowd admits lifting line
New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd appears to have been pinched for plagiarism. After being accused of stealing a passage from a post on Josh Marshall's Talking Points Memo, Dowd told Huffington Post that she "inadvertently lifted" a line of text and used it in her weekend column. But TPM's thejoshuablog isn't ready to let her off the hook.