This ethical conduct applies even for non scientific authors like the columnists of the most famous news papers. This time an example of plagiarism comes from this part of the writing world (not always the scientists are to be stigmatized for this bad habit) . Here is the case reported to us by the Southern California Public Radio KPCC 89.3:
Fareed Zakaria suspended from CNN, Time for plagiarism
The reaction of CNN who, as soon as the plagiarism has been unveiled in the columns of Time’s August 20th issue, checked the incriminated author’s blog, fired the non attributed excerpt and suspended the perpetrator, deserves to be noted. The reaction of these two great institutions of the press is sound and it insists on the importance of honesty even for the most famous bloggers.
By the way, I love Fareed Zakaria writings because of their eclecticism and their liberal approach of the world’s events and in the future I will continue to read his editorials which always enlightened me.
- Fareed Zakaria suspended by CNN and Time after acknowledging plagiarism (news.nationalpost.com)
- CNN suspends Fareed Zakaria for plagiarism (politico.com)
- Fareed Zakaria, Time Columnist And CNN Host, Admits To Plagiarism: Twitter Reacts To His Suspension And Apology (ibtimes.com)
- CNN Suspends Fareed Zakaria For Plagiarism (deadline.com)
- Talk About Concealed Carry: Fareed Zakaria Plagiarized Paragraph on History of Gun Control (newsbusters.org)
- Time and CNN suspend Fareed Zakaria for plagiarism (conservativeread.com)
- Time and CNN suspend Fareed Zakaria for plagiarism (news.yahoo.com)
- Figures… Obama’s Favorite Author Is Suspended for Plagiarizing (thegatewaypundit.com)
- Would someone please teach these people how to plagiarize? (acephalous.typepad.com)
- 8 Resources for Preventing and Detecting Plagiarism (freetech4teachers.com)