After the high profile accusations of plagiarism, the editor in chief of the gloss Vogue Ukraine Olga Sushko left gloss.
An official statement published on the website of “Media Group Ukraine”. According to the report, dismissed Olga Sushko resigned on 9 November. It is not known who will finally take her seat.
“November 9 Olga Sushko stepping down as editor-in-chief of Vogue UA. Before the new appointment, the duties of the editor will execute the publisher of VOGUE UA Elena Chernova”, – reads the statement of the media holding.
Why the scandal?
At the end of October 2018, the network broke the scandal. The chief editor of Ukrainian Vogue, wrote an article that the content is very similar to the column Shahri Amirhanova, which was published in Harper’s Bazaar magazine in 2006. This is somewhat confused supporters of gloss and angered representatives of Vogue.
As Olga Sushko responded to accusations
The editor decided not DirectoValve the charges and apologized to the readers and the editorial Board. Olga Sushko explained that for a lot of the load she instructed the chief article of the June issue of Vogue Ukraine freelance journalist. She apologized to Shahri Amirhanova, assuring that it was her mistake not to check the work of a freelancer.
Excuse Olga Sushko / social network
It immediately responded to Russian journalist, who with humor commented on the statement of colleagues of Olga Sushko.
I’m touched that this girl kept my letter for 12 years and he’s meant to her! I wrote it in a difficult moment of his life and I think she has it now, too complicated. And it is well edited,
– posted by shakhri Amirkhanova.
However, as it turned out, Olga Sushko is not the first time borrowed text from other publications. In the issue of Vogue for November published an editor’s note with the copied other people’s words.
In Vogue responded to the scandal
In the wording of the gloss immediately promised to deal with the situation. The representatives of “Media Group Ukraine” has assured that in Vogue will conduct an internal investigation, which will find out all the details of the scandal. Immediately after the high profile prosecution Olga Sushko was suspended from work.