17 Apr '11, 1pm

VegNews Response To Meat Scandal May Haunt Magazine

By now, a good chunk of the online world has heard of VegNews substituting supposed photos of vegan food with meaty counterparts – thanks in large part to far-reaching coverage by CNN , NPR , AFP , NY Times , Gizmodo , Gothamist , and others. In the wake of the scandal being blown wide open by QuarryGirl , one of our own, Michael Parrish Dudell, wrote a great article coming to the defense of the embattled mag. While I agree with much of what he said, I firmly believe that the magazine’s reaction to the controversy has come up short. Perhaps most disappointing to people, including myself, has been the clam shell policy of VN since issuing their “response letter” a day after the news broke. The vegan community is not only very passionate, but very tight. There’s lots of love there, as well as trust, and in comments posted hundreds of times, many have been more bewildered it ...

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2011/04/17/vegnews-response-to-me...

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