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By jeh86
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Thanks! I've been meaning to join for some time, but I've been procrastinating about it. Can't seem to find an avatar which fits yet!! :)
By jeh86
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I have to agree! I'm sure if it was about British white southerners/middle class that Tesco advert would require a magnifying glass!
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To play devil's advocate, that promo will have been set up for months, and to lose it would cost both companies a lot of money. And we all know that the Mail isn't about journalism, it's about revenue - what passes for 'success' in most print media today.
By jeh86
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Malcolm Armsteen wrote:To play devil's advocate, that promo will have been set up for months, and to lose it would cost both companies a lot of money. And we all know that the Mail isn't about journalism, it's about revenue - what passes for 'success' in most print media today.
No, you are right. I overlooked an obvious point.
By Tom_UK
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Andy McDandy wrote:Why stress that they were Asian? They were people.
That's why I have reservations, i.e. suggesting that it might be racially motivated when I don't think there is evidence of that yet. I am encouraged though, that they are offering a Muslim man as a positive role model for a change, rather than the usual demonisation. On balance I think the headline is good, but the subheading probably undoes it.

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