Have you ever seen so much press about people who are normally so invisible?

A rundown of the Ghostwriter Affair:

The original article that started it all in The New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/14/dining/i-was-a-cookbook-ghostwriter.html?pagewanted=all

The New York Times Public Editor responds: http://publiceditor.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/03/26/times-in-food-fight-over-cookbook-ghostwriter-story/

Time magazine weighs in: http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,2110117,00.html?xid=gonewsedit

The Daily Beast says much ado about nothing: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/03/25/new-york-times-phony-controversy-over-cookbook-ghostwriters.html

And finally, a most excellent post by +Sari Botton on the topic: http://therumpus.net/2012/03/ghosts-are-real-at-least-in-publishing/

What do you all think? What defines a ghostwriter to you?
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