WARNING: Bad Experience with Focus Magazine

Discussion in 'Book, Magazine, Gallery Reviews, Shows & Contests' started by Michael Gordon, Jul 16, 2006.

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  1. Michael Gordon

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    He's been banned from APUG a couple of times. I've been following the thread on LF as have a few others from here.
     
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    You have a pretty good write up on the Large Format forum about all of this.

    Do we need to have it here too?
     
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    I would have thought the clue was in the name: SPIVak.
     
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    The editors can decide. I don't spend much time here, so I have no idea how large the crossover is. Everyone deserves to know about Spivak and his ethics.
     
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    Michael, I completely agree, but I think we could avoid a flame war here too.
     
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    Seeing that this is posted on photo.net and the large format forum, I think we can kill it here.
     
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    David: I haven't seen any flaming. Facts have been stated, suggestions have been made, and Spivak continues to make a fool of himself and a PR nightmare for his magazine.
     
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    Since the editor (and it seems PR representative too) has been banned from APUG on several occasions, I believe this is not the right place for a discussion of his ethics or business methods.

    The links posted lead to several threads on the same subject, where said editor attempts to justify his decisions.

    I say "leave it at that", and we'll lock the thread.
     
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