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November 8, 2007
New job: Fareed Zakaria, a Newsweek columnist and editor of the magazine's international editions, is joining CNN as an analyst and host of a weekly program on international news.
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August 10, 2012 | By Scott Collins
  CNN host Fareed Zakaria is in the crosshairs after being accused of plagiarism for a gun-control column. The network said Friday it had suspended Zakaria, a foreign-policy expert and the host of "Fareed Zakaria GPS," after questions arose about a column he wrote this month for Time headlined "The Case for Gun Control. " In the column , Zakaria alluded to the recent shootings at a Colorado movie theater and a Wisconsin Sikh temple, but the rest appeared to be borrowed heavily and without attribution from an April 22 New Yorker article about guns in America by Jill Lepore.
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ENTERTAINMENT
May 31, 2008
FAREED ZAKARIA has some things right ["Talking About What Ails America," by Utku Cakirozer, May 23]. California is a "basket case." But "blaming foreigners -- in the case of California, blaming Mexicans" isn't a groundless connection. The decline in the socioeconomics of this once great state can directly be attributed to our wonderful illegal "visitors" and the millions of their children given citizenship by accident of birth. The majority of whom just happen to be from Mexico. From the collapse of older family neighborhoods into crime-invested boardinghouses, to schools so busy catering to teaching the Spanish-speaking population that English speakers are neglected, to overburdened human service organizations, these "foreigners" have a direct link to the destruction of this state, and it is unfortunate that Zakaria doesn't see the connection and therefore cannot understand that the California of his childhood memories and the California that exists today are a direct result of his idealized "globalization."
ENTERTAINMENT
November 19, 2009 | ROBERT LLOYD, TELEVISION CRITIC
On Nov. 26, 2008, 10 gunmen traveled to Mumbai, India, from Karachi, Pakistan, in a hijacked fishing boat with guns, grenades and bombs and orders to kill people for as long as they could, and then die. The approaching first anniversary of that event, known in India (in what I suppose will forevermore be the way these things are expressed) as 26/11, is anticipated tonight by the HBO documentary "Terror in Mumbai." Written and directed by Dan Reed (whose resume includes documentary films, episodes of "Lewis" and "Agatha Christie: Poirot" and the Gillian Anderson feature "Closure")
ENTERTAINMENT
November 19, 2009 | ROBERT LLOYD, TELEVISION CRITIC
On Nov. 26, 2008, 10 gunmen traveled to Mumbai, India, from Karachi, Pakistan, in a hijacked fishing boat with guns, grenades and bombs and orders to kill people for as long as they could, and then die. The approaching first anniversary of that event, known in India (in what I suppose will forevermore be the way these things are expressed) as 26/11, is anticipated tonight by the HBO documentary "Terror in Mumbai." Written and directed by Dan Reed (whose resume includes documentary films, episodes of "Lewis" and "Agatha Christie: Poirot" and the Gillian Anderson feature "Closure")
ENTERTAINMENT
August 10, 2012 | By Scott Collins
  CNN host Fareed Zakaria is in the crosshairs after being accused of plagiarism for a gun-control column. The network said Friday it had suspended Zakaria, a foreign-policy expert and the host of "Fareed Zakaria GPS," after questions arose about a column he wrote this month for Time headlined "The Case for Gun Control. " In the column , Zakaria alluded to the recent shootings at a Colorado movie theater and a Wisconsin Sikh temple, but the rest appeared to be borrowed heavily and without attribution from an April 22 New Yorker article about guns in America by Jill Lepore.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 29, 2008 | Jon Caramanica, Special to The Times
The QUALITY of an interview has, naturally, a great deal to do with the quality of the interviewer. But it may have just as much to do with the perceived quality of the interviewer. In other words, is the person asking the questions worthy of receiving a greater-than-usual dose of truth? Fareed Zakaria, host of the new CNN Sunday talk show "Fareed Zakaria GPS" (10 a.m.), comes to that battle well equipped.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 23, 2008 | Utku Cakirozer, Times Staff Writer
The world's tallest building rises in Taipei, while the largest factory and shopping mall sprawls in China. Nine of the globe's 10 biggest shopping centers aren't in the United States. The planet's largest casino isn't in Las Vegas -- it's in Macao. Bollywood's bigger than Hollywood -- both for the number of movies made and tickets sold. So what are Americans to make of these indicators that we're lagging behind?
BOOKS
June 22, 2003 | Stephen Schwartz, Stephen Schwartz is the author of "The Two Faces of Islam: The House of Sa'ud from Tradition to Terror" and directs the Islam and Democracy Program at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies in Washington.
Nineteen months after Sept. 11, in the immediate aftermath of the war in Iraq, "big books" on terrorism are giving way to more modest books on the challenges of democracy. But such meditations come at a peculiar time for the very concept of democracy.
BOOKS
November 30, 1997 | WALTER RUSSELL MEAD, Walter Russell Mead is the author of "Mortal Splendor: The American Empire in Transition."
Power in America today is what sex was in Victorian Britain: a primal, life-shaping force shrouded in denial and hypocrisy. This is true in domestic affairs when it comes to subjects like class, race and wealth; it is equally true in international relations, a field in which few Americans think, and even fewer write, clearly and frankly about the nation's international role.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 29, 2008 | Jon Caramanica, Special to The Times
The QUALITY of an interview has, naturally, a great deal to do with the quality of the interviewer. But it may have just as much to do with the perceived quality of the interviewer. In other words, is the person asking the questions worthy of receiving a greater-than-usual dose of truth? Fareed Zakaria, host of the new CNN Sunday talk show "Fareed Zakaria GPS" (10 a.m.), comes to that battle well equipped.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 31, 2008
FAREED ZAKARIA has some things right ["Talking About What Ails America," by Utku Cakirozer, May 23]. California is a "basket case." But "blaming foreigners -- in the case of California, blaming Mexicans" isn't a groundless connection. The decline in the socioeconomics of this once great state can directly be attributed to our wonderful illegal "visitors" and the millions of their children given citizenship by accident of birth. The majority of whom just happen to be from Mexico. From the collapse of older family neighborhoods into crime-invested boardinghouses, to schools so busy catering to teaching the Spanish-speaking population that English speakers are neglected, to overburdened human service organizations, these "foreigners" have a direct link to the destruction of this state, and it is unfortunate that Zakaria doesn't see the connection and therefore cannot understand that the California of his childhood memories and the California that exists today are a direct result of his idealized "globalization."
ENTERTAINMENT
May 23, 2008 | Utku Cakirozer, Times Staff Writer
The world's tallest building rises in Taipei, while the largest factory and shopping mall sprawls in China. Nine of the globe's 10 biggest shopping centers aren't in the United States. The planet's largest casino isn't in Las Vegas -- it's in Macao. Bollywood's bigger than Hollywood -- both for the number of movies made and tickets sold. So what are Americans to make of these indicators that we're lagging behind?
ENTERTAINMENT
November 8, 2007
New job: Fareed Zakaria, a Newsweek columnist and editor of the magazine's international editions, is joining CNN as an analyst and host of a weekly program on international news.
BOOKS
June 22, 2003 | Stephen Schwartz, Stephen Schwartz is the author of "The Two Faces of Islam: The House of Sa'ud from Tradition to Terror" and directs the Islam and Democracy Program at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies in Washington.
Nineteen months after Sept. 11, in the immediate aftermath of the war in Iraq, "big books" on terrorism are giving way to more modest books on the challenges of democracy. But such meditations come at a peculiar time for the very concept of democracy.
BOOKS
November 30, 1997 | WALTER RUSSELL MEAD, Walter Russell Mead is the author of "Mortal Splendor: The American Empire in Transition."
Power in America today is what sex was in Victorian Britain: a primal, life-shaping force shrouded in denial and hypocrisy. This is true in domestic affairs when it comes to subjects like class, race and wealth; it is equally true in international relations, a field in which few Americans think, and even fewer write, clearly and frankly about the nation's international role.
OPINION
July 29, 2012
Re "A tale of two cities," Opinion, July 25 Harold Meyerson blames banks and big business for the collapse of our economy, especially for the bankruptcies of California cities hit hard by the bursting of the housing bubble. Rather, the federal government encouraged the irresponsible lending to increase homeownership. Banks would never have been successful in making so many subprime loans if Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae weren't buying them. Wall Street also bought these toxic loans and rated them as AAA securities.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 1, 2014 | By Ryan Faughnder
Maria Bartiromo's new Sunday morning show on Fox News Channel opened with strong ratings, according to data from Nielsen.  "Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo," which airs each week at 7 a.m. PT (10 a.m. ET), averaged 1.078 million viewers, more than the combined total audience for "Fareed Zakaria GPS" on CNN and the first hour of "Melissa Harris-Perry" on MSNBC.  Among 25-to-54-year-olds, the most coveted demographic for news programming, "Sunday Morning Futures" delivered 312,000 viewers, up 19% compared with Fox News' average in the time slot so far this year.  ON LOCATION: Where the cameras roll Bartiromo's coverage focused largely on the sign-up deadline for the Affordable Care Act, and guests included Cleveland Clinic Chief Executive Toby Cosgrove, former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers and drug company Merek's chief executive, Kenneth Frazier.
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