If you are going to steal stories from your competition, you should do a better job of hiding it.

Check out this story that Meredith’s WSMV (Nashville) posted on their website.


It looks like they just copy and pasted the story from Sinclair’s WZTV.

How do we know this?

They forgot to take out the part where it says “Fox 17 News has reached out to the Tennessee Highway Patrol for information…”

If you’re going to be a plagiarist, you should at least cover your tracks a bit better. You know, like the websites that steal stories from FTVLive.

Here’s the screenshot proof from WSMV’s website:

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