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DeSmogBlog: See No Evil, Speak Little Truth, Break Rules, Blame Others

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The "Wegman Report", led by Edward Wegman of George Mason University (GMU) got criticized in 2010's Experts claim 2006 climate report plagiarized.  Experts called it "obvious" even "shocking" plagiarism.  GMU's incompetent handling, mistreatment of complainants and flawed rulings were mostly documented in March, but recent FOIAs expose more untruths.

Is the harsh . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: See No Evil, Speak Little Truth, Break Rules, Blame Others

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Wegmania: The Denouement

The longer version can be found here, but, essentially the serial plagiarism of Ed Wegman and his protege Yasmin Said has begun to catch up with them.  They are both off the editorial board at Computatoonal Statistics, and Said seems to be out entirely at George Mason University.  Congrats to DC and John Mashey, who ferreted out the pair’s . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Wegmania: The Denouement

DeSmogBlog: See No Evil At George Mason University

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George Mason University (GMU) has labored for 2 years on simple plagiarism complaints.  It has just written self-contradictory findings that avoided seeing plagiarism in the 2006 Wegman Report (WR) while admitting the same text elsewhere was plagiarism.

In March 2010, climate scientist Ray Bradley complained to GMU of 2.5 pages of plagiarism . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: See No Evil At George Mason University