Zakaria a plagiarist? You be the judge

Back in 2012 when Fareed Zakaria was caught quoting another author’s work without attribution (commonly referred to as plagiarism), his employers investigated and, for the most part, let him off the hook. After all, he did apologize. Now it seems those determined investigators over at Our Bad Media, @blippoblappo and @crushingbort, have dug up some more Zakaria … Continue reading Zakaria a plagiarist? You be the judge

LiveScience confuses facts in Colorado flood story

Until now I’ve had confidence in the online journal LiveScience. But a story I read there yesterday has left me with some serious doubts. It has several errors in it, which probably wouldn’t be noticed by anyone unfamiliar with Colorado’s Front Range. But in my mind they completely undermine the story’s credibility and cast a shadow … Continue reading LiveScience confuses facts in Colorado flood story