Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Qantas apologizes for rugby fan photo

Australia - The photo, briefly run on the Qantas Twitter site, was the result of a competition asking Australian fans to tell how they would show their support for the team and depicted two fans impersonating Fiji-born Australian team player Radike Samo at an international game. “We apologize that the photo of two Radike fans offended some of our followers,” Qantas said in a statement. “We’ve spoken with Radike and whilst he is not offended we decided to remove the image.” The Twitter community was divided, but many were angered. “What that image represents to most people is appalling,” said one commenter. Others said the whole issue had been blown out of proportion.  More 

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