Journalism is one of the oldest and most-respected forms of media around. For over 150 years, newspapers and those that write for them have helped keep the general public informed on the stories that matter, as well as offer comfort in times of need. Yet for all the great journalists out there, there will always be one that seems to be out of touch with what’s current. Christie Blatchford of Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail offers one such example.
Back in January of this year, Hjortur Smarason (owner of Scope Communications) wrote an interesting blog post about Target and their response to feedback left by a blogger named Amy Jussel. Jussel had written to the retailer to complain about an advertising campaign that showed a woman lying spreadeagled on a target, with the unfortunate [...]