At the end of a day in which the food media world was full of discussions about magazine culture and the inclusion or lack of different voices in the industry, several Bon Appétits members employees either publicly said they would stop appearing in popular magazine videos until they were made or published changes that demanded his resignation.
The controversy brings new attention to the problem of media representation on food. And it will also be a blow to the magazine and Condé Nast, which Bon Appétit recently considered a surprising success story, especially when magazines for a younger audience are desperate.
“As a global media company, Condé Nast is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace. We have a zero-tolerance policy against discrimination and harassment in any form. Accordingly, we strive to ensure employees are paid fairly, according to their roles and experience. , we take the well-being of our employees seriously and give priority to their culture in the first place, “said Joe Libonati, General Manager of Communications Condé Nast.
Condé Nast was appointed Rapoport editor for Bon Appétit in 2010. He was previously a style editor at GQ and has worked in a magazine conglomerate since 2000.
Rapoport did not respond to a request for comment.
Correction: An earlier version of this story mistakenly added Claire Saffitz to a quote that was not hers.
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