Media Experts Dan Okrent, Jack Shafer, and David Carr Discuss ESPN's Plagiarism Problem: "If I Were Them, I Would Be Embarrassed"John Koblin11/26/12 2:31pmFiled to: Lynn HoppesEspnjournalismismPeter PrincipleMedia MeltdownsPlagiarismWikipediaMediaNewsHacksDavid CarrDan OkrentDaniel OkrentJack ShaferNew York TimesTop491EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkIt's now been 138 days since we turned up ESPN entertainment writer Lynn Hoppes's extensive habit of copying and pasting from Wikipedia. If you click today on any of those stories—10 that we found, covering 12 examples of plagiarism—you'll find them just as they were several months ago. The plagiarism is still there, without any revision or acknowledgement by ESPN. We've reminded ESPN about this a few times and to no avail. Is it institutional pride? Spite? Indifference? We wouldn't know since ESPN rolled out a "no comment" when we asked.ShareTweet Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.