South Portland Weekly Newspaper Fires Reporter For Plagiarizing Competitors

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By: Andrew Cullen | The Forecaster

SOUTH PORTLAND — A reporter for a weekly newspaper was fired last week after competing newspapers discovered he had plagiarized their work.

Editors from The Forecaster and the Current, weeklies that also cover the city, contacted the South Portland-Cape Elizabeth Sentry after discovering text from their stories published Feb. 17 also appeared in articles written by Michael J. Tobin in the Sentry’s Feb. 24 edition.

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