Are students lazy or super-smart??

I came across an interesting referral from Google in my blog stats tonight.

I’m guessing it was a student who had decided to google search their latest essay title straight-up. Why else would you stick the following into Google and hit return?

The future of political ad spending, like the future of media consumption, will exist in the open-minded forums provided by You Tube and My Space

Phillip, if you’ve set this as your latest assignment you might want to be having words…

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Comments

  1. I’d guess a teacher rather than a student, trying to find from where their dim and plagiarist student had lifted such a nicely turned sentence.

  2. Definitely not one of mine, Simon! I’m too busy trying to persuade them to read War and Peace (http://publicsphere.typepad.com/mediations/2008/01/reading-and-wri.html)….

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