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When the accused are assumed guilty

What happens when you are accused. Photo by Stephen Arnold on Unsplash

I was accused of something and it ruined my career. I was not convicted, and did not even get due process. I was accused of plagiarism, which is a cardinal sin in journalism. I was not guilty, but it didn’t matter. The accusation alone was enough to get me fired.

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James Jordan

James Jordan

Teller of tales, many of which are actually true. Award-winning journalist, and the William Allen White Award for reporting.