Saturday, September 27, 2014
The Brownlow (football ) Medal circus has really gotten into top gear in the past few years and is now a fairly glam event as this picture selection shows- girlfriends of footie players in expensive gowns and jewelry.
But what possessed the picture editor of the newspaper who published the pics on the left, a series of snaps of footie players and their girlfriend clutching bottles of beer with the brand clearly exposed that just happened to match the name of the Crown Casino where the event was held?.
It's a big NO NO to ever publish photos of -especially- sport's stars holding identifiable alcoholic drinks like beer because of the obvious message sent to young readers. Glasses of liquid are fine as they could always be soft drinks. We won't name the newspaper ( Daily Telegraph) whose picture editor needs a good scolding