Journalist apologises for ‘unintentional’ lifting of material from political analysis written by Josh Bavas and is revealed to have copied Queensland parliament factsheet. Plus: Quillette charges US$150 for New Orleans social

In an opinion piece in March, the Courier-Mail columnist Peter Gleeson – who apologised this week for plagiarising another journalist’s work – filled 62% of his article with copy from a Queensland parliament factsheet.

In his Gleeso Confidential column, the former editor of the Sunday Mail used hundreds of words from the official document without quotation marks, Weekly Beast can reveal.

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