Ghost writing is, unfortunately a common practice in PR. It goes against the ethos of social media, and I personally believe it to be unethical, but unfortunately, it still happens a lot. PR people write blog posts, news articles and who knows what else on behalf of clients. But research articles????!!! Published in medical journals???!!!
Check out this story on my husband’s blog.
What do you think about ghost writing? Is it ethical? Acceptable? It depends? On what? What should I teach my students about it?
As you may or may not know, I moved to the U.S. from Romania about 10 years ago. I’m not a U.S. citizen, but I might become one someday. I follow U.S. politics but never quite understood the electoral process until the folks at CommonCraft created this video:
Should make good study material for that U.S. citizenship test!