The bad news is that this is probably the final straw for Cooks Source. We have never been a great money-maker even with all the good we do for businesses. Having a black mark won't help...and now, our black mark will become our shroud.
-- part of a note on the website of Cooks Source magazine (quoted by Gawker.com), essentially announcing that the firestorm of criticism about its appropriation of a blogger's article has done the magazine in. (We won't go into detail about this; if you don't know the story by now, you're probably not that interested.)