Fareed Zakria Cleared!

Fareed Zakaria is off the hook at both Time magazine and CNN after he admitted plagiarizing a New Yorker column last Friday.

Zakaria, Time’s editor-at-large, was suspended for a month over his most recent column, which shared suspicious similarities to a earlier piece in the New Yorker. He admitted to making a “terrible mistake.” He was also suspended indefinitely by CNN, and the Washington Post announced that it will not run his column this month.

Time announced Thursday that upon investigating Zakaria’s columns, it has determined that the transgression was “an unintentional error” and “an isolated incident.” Later, CNN also announced that it has cleared Zakaria in its investigation. He will return on August 26.