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The Age disrespects closing the gap message

Mark Fletcher
February 14th, 2014 · 1 Comment

theage-coverupFairfax yesterday stuck an ad over the top of the lead image in the front page of the newspaper yesterday, a story about the Closing the Gap report delivered by the Prime Minister in federal parliament on Tuesday. Fairfax took money to advertise the Mexican Fiesta show on SBS TV. I am shocked that people in production didn’t realise the insensitivity of the placement of the ad and I am more shocked that this has not been more widely covered.

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Category: Ethics · Social responsibility

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  • 1 Andrew // Feb 16, 2014 at 1:58 PM

    My copy of The Age on Thursday didn’t have any post-it note on the cover. Maybe the newsagent had already removed it?!?

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