Friday, February 15, 2013

MEDIA MOMENT: Nike pull Pistorius Ad

Yesterday Oscar Pistorius was charged with shooting and killing his girlfriend in South Africa. Ironically there was an ad running of Pistorius compared to a bullet with the caption "I am a bullet in the chamber" Consequently, Nike pulled the advertisement.

It begs the question: Should people be used as weaponry in advertisements? Is there a need to eliminate images of weapons in advertising?

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1 comment:

  1. I think there should be less examples of people being used as weaponry. In todays world with all gun violence thats going on something should be done.