Fareed Zakaria still hasn’t been punished by CNN (or his other employers) for his plagiarism. In fact, Jeff Zucker has “complete confidence” in him. The only people punished are those who cover the controversy.
OurBadMedia has an interesting take on it…
THE ONLY PEOPLE WHO’VE BEEN PUNISHED SO FAR FOR ZAKARIA’S PLAGIARISM ARE THE REPORTERS COVERING IT
That seemed to be confirmed this past Friday when Capital New York reported that Arianna Huffington, editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post, had taken disciplinary action against her own journalists for covering our work on Fareed Zakaria’s plagiarism. The official reason given according to Capital New York was that the writer didn’t reach out to Zakaria for comment. That’s pretty convenient for Zakaria, who has refused to comment on the story to even his own network.
You can read their entire analysis here.