Horror stories from women's magazines

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Doctored quotes, altered facts, invented characters — those are just some of the sins Hillary Rosner recounts in her tell-all blog post, Their So-Called Journalism, or What I Saw at the Women’s Mags: "My experiences working for women’s mags have been incredibly frustrating and disheartening — and I’ve long wanted to share them publicly but haven’t, for fear of alienating potential clients." She finally relented and found support in her post's comments.