Cooks Source Magazine Ignites Copyright Firestorm; Magazine Ceases Publishing
UPDATE - 22 November 2010: The saga of Illadore (Monica Gaudio) and Cooks Source Magazine (Judith Griggs) draws to an end, with the closing of Cooks Source Magazine.
- “As American as apple pie” isn’t. What we consider to be apple pie has been around in Europe since the Middle Ages. Medieval and Renaissance recipes for apple pies or tarts have shown up, in one form or another, in English, French, Italian, and German recipe collections that span centuries and which show a wide variety of ways to prepare apple pie.
- Nick Mamatas, author, and editor at Viz Media’s Haikasoru imprint boosted the signal, which soon made it to John Scalzi’s Whatever blog and was tweeted by Scalzi and retweeted by Neil Gaiman, so there’s the genre connection, however tenuous. In the age of social networking, sometimes any publicity is not good publicity, especially when it exposes an egregious wrong by way of insulting an underdog.
- As an advertiser, we are disappointed in Cook's Source and we are pulling our ads from this publication. Many of us (as is the case with our business) paid several months in advance for advertising and are unlikely to get any compensation back. We ask that you please stop emailing our business, we agree that the publication made a grave error, but the blame should be placed with them. Please do not make small businesses like mine pay for their error in judgment. -Laura Puchalski (2nd Stree
- Cooks Source Magazine editor Judith Griggs is getting a lesson in journalism via the internet today. In 2005 LJ user Illador posted a piece called a "Tale of Two Tarts." Then she found out through friends that Cooks Source had apparently lifted the piece. They published it uncredited after doing some editing to the original.
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