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Cooks Source saga continued

Posted by Doug Most  November 10, 2010 02:46 PM

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For those of you who have not been following, let's catch you up on today's latest development in the case of the magazine nobody had ever heard of. Until this.
Chapter 1: Freelance writer pens story that she submits to a writing contest.
Chapter 2: Tiny magazine in Western Massachusetts ignores every ethical and moral rule of the publishing industry and prints author's story without permission or payment. (See funny example of what not to do here.)
Chapter 3: Puzzled, but determined writer demands credit and payment.
Chapter 4: Stunned Cooks Source editor emails back, What's the big deal? Everybody does it. You should be paying me!
Chapter 5: Blogosphere unites: The end of the world as we know it.
Chapter 6: Cooks Source editor apologizes. Sort of. Not really.
Chapter 7: Cooks Source editor disappears. So does the Cooks Source website
Chapter 8: Today, Cooks Source really apologizes. And says it has made, at the aggrieved writer's request, donations to the Columbia School of Journalism and Western New England Food Bank.
Chapter 9: ?

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