Ai-Yi-Yi! That Picture!
Today's Commercial Appeal has a large, above the fold picture illustrating the accomanying article about the growth of Latinos in Memphis. The article's tone is "they love to dance." Slightly stereotypical and mildly offensive. Go take a look at the picture first. Click on the small pic for a Java pop-up enlargement.
A middle-agish looking woman in Britney Spears-cut jeans. Her dance partner has his hand on her butt. The man in the couple next to them is looking at the bared midriff.
On the one hand, I can see why the editor chose it. It has motion and liveliness, especially the swirled-light effect of the exposure. But on the other hand, it's a pretty offensive picture for children, and many adults, to see over breakfast.
Typical of the CA to choose this kind of photo.
Until next time,
Your Working Boy