Fareed Zakaria

Plagiarism and Media: Strange Bedfellows or Necessary Partners

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 13.10.2012 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

What's the hot news in town apart from Mitt Romney picking his running mate? It is of course the latest plagiarism scandal involving no less than the celebrated liberal media columnist, Fareed Zakaria. Zakaria, who is the editor at large for Time Magazine and host of a popular newsy talk show on the partner site, CNN, was found to have lifted an entire paragraph of material from another journalist without citing it or attributing it.