On Monday Newsweek placed an editor’s note on Fareed Zakaria’s entire archive for the magazine. It says, “some of his articles have been the subject of complaints claiming that they contain material that should have been attributed to others.” The anonymous critics @blippoblappo and @crushingbort published a post Aug. Show More Summary
A wave of unearthed plagiarism charges against Fareed Zakaria at Our Bad Media has resulted in Newsweek adding a plagiarism warning to every one of the CNN anchor's previous columns and articles. According to Politico, Zakaria worked for Newsweek as a columnist and editor for 14 years, between 1996 and 2010. Show More Summary
On Monday evening, Newsweek added a plagiarism warning to all of Fareed Zakaria's articles for the publication. "Fareed Zakaria worked for Newsweek when it was under previous ownership. Readers are advised that some of his articles have...Show More Summary
Ed note: This post originally appeared on Peter S. Vogel’s Internet, Information Technology & e-Discovery Blog. Privacy issues have been highlighted by a recent Newsweek report that “mysterious devices sprinkled across America—many of them on military bases—that connect to your phone by mimicking cell phone towers and sucking up your data“ and an earlier Florida…
Last month, a pair of anonymous Twitter users named @blippoblappo and @crushingbort began compiling examples of passages and transcripts that CNN anchor/author/thinkfluencer Fareed Zakaria had plagiarized over the past twenty years. Now one of Zakaria’s former venues is addressing—or at least acknowledging—the pair’s allegations. Read more...
If you spot any plagiarism in the columns Fareed Zakaria wrote for Newsweek, the news outlet want you to email them.
This editor’s note now sits on Newsweek’s author page for Fareed Zakaria: Fareed Zakaria worked for Newsweek when it was under previous ownership. Readers are advised that some of his articles have been the subject of complaints claiming that they contain material that should have been attributed to others. Show More Summary
Prince Harry may be fourth in line (soon to be fifth in line) to the throne, but apparently he's number one in our hearts. A new poll of British adults conducted by Pew Newsweek has found that Prince Harry is the most popular royal, yes even more popular than headline machine Kate Middleton. Read more...
Cambodian anti-trafficking activist Somaly Mam says she never lied about her past, despite allegations in Newsweek last year. (Marie Claire) Noted literary sexist Ed Champion’s Twitter account has been suspended after he harassed and threatened author Porochista Khakpour. Show More Summary
Considering that every little thing that the Kate Middleton does makes international headlines, you'd think that she would be the most popular member of the British royal family. However, a new poll conducting by Newsweek revealed that...Show More Summary
Post by Nicole Fabian-Weber. What the what?! According to a new poll, no one wants to be Kate Middleton -- and I quote -- "not even for a day." A new survey published in Newsweek Europe found that 89 percent of women have zero interest in trading places with the Duchess, despite her being, well, the Duchess. Show More Summary
The Royal Family is as outdated as Newsweek, but both continue to exist, albeit mainly in online form. Despite the fact that they're two peas in an old-timey pod, Newsweek and the royals may soon be at odds thanks to an interview with...Show More Summary
Newsweek asked 1,500 women if they'd like to be Kate, and 1,500 men if they would like to be 'married' to her. Guess what? People are happy enough being themselves.
Kate Middleton is loved and admired by many British residents, much like her famous predecessor Princess Diana. However, A Newsweek Europe survey revealed that nearly 89% of all British women would not wish to walk in her shoes. Not even for one day. Show More Summary
Earlier this month, at the criminally young age of 34, University of Houston journalism professor Jemimah Noonoo passed away. Before committing to the classroom, she had worked for Newsweek, the New York Times and the Houston Chronicle. Cara...Show More Summary
Illinois had 16 schools in Newsweek's new rankings of the top 500 high schools in the country. But in a different list that focused on low-income students, Illinois placed: 21 high schools in the Top 500. The magazine's "absolute" list...Show More Summary
Thirty years ago this weekend, The Cosby Show debuted on NBC, and its star was catapulted into the comedic stratosphere. The timing is prime, then, for the release of a sprawling biography. Written by former Newsweek editor Mark Whitaker, Cosby: His Life and Times documents the man’s rise from the... More »
U.N.’s Climate Change Push Gains DiCaprio, but Loses India, China and Russia Lucy Westcott, Sept. 17, 2014 (Newsweek) “Global turmoil and violence in Iraq and Syria will join climate change as key topics at the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly…U.N. Show More Summary
First, Newsweek called the charismatic anti-sex trafficking activist Somaly Mam a fraud. Now Marie Claire says Newsweek is guilty of careless reporting.
With the Scottish independence referendum drawing closer, two Newsweek Europe magazine correspondents and friends – Finlay Young (Scotsman), and Simon Akam (Englishman) – travelled the length of the United Kingdom… Continue reading The post A No vote will create a schism between the voters of Scotland and its artists and writers appeared first on Spectator Blogs.