Andrews forced to act in ‘unprecedented times’


Having spent 22 years in advertising and experiencing the incredibly strict guidelines that applied to getting a commercial on television, I wonder how it is that political advertising is almost completely unregulated? If you are selling a product or service, you cannot lie. If you are selling yourself as a potential premier, you can.
Kay Southwell, Balwyn North

Every appearance so carefully stage-managed

It seems that Daniel Andrews was too scared to vote in his own electorate as he knew he would be abused by his constituents – not a good look on television. It is amazing that so many of…



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Written by Bourbiza Mohamed

I have 26 years of experience as a professional writer and editor and have been working as a full time freelancer since 2011. I am originally from Casablanca, Morocco, and I graduated from Qatar University with a degree in journalism. I have worked for newspapers, magazines, news agencies, websites. I speak fluent Arabic, French, English, Russian and Spanish.

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