Another Author Accused of Stealing — Is it an Epidemic?

Good grief. Another one?

http://www.poynter.org/latest-news/regret-the-error/184793/newsroom-responses-to-zakaria-incident-reveal-lack-of-consistency-need-for-more-transparency/

For the second time (at least) this month, a national figure has been accused of plagiarism.  This time around its Fareed Zakaria, probably best known from his on-air work at CNN. He also writes for Time and the Washington Post.

The above link from Poynter is a good analysis of the situation. The link below is a full explanation of what’s going on to date from the same site.

http://www.poynter.org/latest-news/mediawire/184664/time-columnist-fareed-zakaria-accused-of-plagiarism/

My question: what in the hell is going on?

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