Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Quote, unquote: the price of internet infamy

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, 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.)



Anonymous Anonymous said...!

a YouTube link from a blog mentioning a retweet about an apology on a website now posted on another blog. enjoyable.

3:24 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

or maybe i'm just a busy mom that in the future won't rely on your site for prescient views on the industry?

6:10 pm  
Blogger D. B. Scott said...

It was never my intention to demean people's engagement with this story, only that because it was so exhaustively covered elsewhere that it seemed redundant to recap. No offence meant, but clearly some taken.

10:52 pm  

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