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What do I do?

Whistleblower | Mar 16, 2009 05:29 PM

Hi -

I'm connected with a restaurant (have worked there but not anymore) that has a paid relationship with a food blogger for a mainstream food blog run by a very big magazine. Basically, this individual receives cash and free meals at the place I used to work in exchange for posting nice things about it on the blog he writes for. I don't know if his bosses know about his arrangement or not.

I figure that this isn't a big deal, but recently I noticed that the blog he writes for is going out of its way to trash competitors restaurants (vegetarian restaurants) and I feel like this is morally wrong. What do I do? Do I post something in public? Do I contact his editors? Or do I just foreget about it because this happens all the time and no one cares. I don't want to get in trouble for this because I'm still working in the industry.

Any advice?

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