No matter how well intentioned a newspaper advertisement is, its message can be totally ruined based on its placement.
Le Monde, a French daily newspaper, is up for some serious scrutiny after their latest issue had a horribly placed advertisement.
Twitter user Patrick Dacquin noticed the placement and shared it online.
When laid out flat, the article on one-side shows the graphic images of the drowned Syrian boy washed ashore, while the opposing page features an ad for Gucci that shows a woman washed ashore clutching onto a purse.
The timing of this ad blunder comes a day after the images of Aylan Kurdi, a 3-year-old who drowned as his family tried to flee from Kobani to Europe, were released. The images have caused public outrage, and have shone light on the Syrian refugee crisis.
Le Monde tweeted an apology, explaining that they hadn’t noticed the positioning and they take full responsibility for theRead More »from French newspaper issues apology for horribly placed ad