Katie Drummond, a journalist at Marie Claire, wrote an article about the "Big Six" of the blog world that I found on Strawberry Sweat.
Drummond did not focus on how the Big Six make the time to post to their blog two or three times daily, documenting their personal, healthy choices. She did not focus on their hard work to combat negative body image and tearing down stereotypes of what health means and should look like.
The image I took from the Healthy Living Summit was one of balance, and I couldn't begin to imagine Caitlin keeping us away from dangerous carbs like miniature croissants and muffins - honestly, Drummond? I don't believe you could have written your article the way you did if you had been reading the Big Six's blogs on a daily basis, like most of us do.
This is simply a poorly written, incorrect story. If the Big Six were to be pictured, it should have been from the perspective that the Big Six blogs are not at all disorder-inducing, but are instead positive, healthy images of balanced lifestyles. Drummond's was a story that is not well researched or factual whatsoever. This story is the opposite of what I've been taught to write - a story that portrays its subjects in a false light.
Drummond, the next time you write a story, make sure it's an accurate representation of the individuals and/or community you represent. The healthy living community is a resilient one that will bounce back. Best of luck in writing more factual stories in the future.