TVNZ7 Bill English promo

3 Responses

  • Hadyn Green,

    My initial thought was that it was an ad for National, but on second viewing I realised that the so-called "Plain English" part was actually not plain English at all.

    Wellington • Since Nov 2006 • 2090 posts Report Reply

  • FletcherB,

    If you pay attention, and view the whole add.... no, not really.

    But if you arent paying close attention, or only see the first two thirds.... then yes, it can appear to be promoting Bill English's ability to affect those changes in the economy...


    And really.... how often do you sit down and pay attention to an Ad? As opposed to say, start chatting to your co-watcher, or get up and go to the loo, or put on the kettle....
    Many ads are designed to convey a message thats not overtly stated, or that gets through partial inattention....

    West Auckland • Since Nov 2006 • 879 posts Report Reply

  • Lyndon Hood,

    My ungrounded instinct would be that it wouldn't meet a 'promoting party' threshold for legal purposes.

    But it is sort of
    Bill English = Economy
    Bill's Message About Economy!
    Watch 7's Bill English Month!

    Wellington • Since Nov 2006 • 1115 posts Report Reply

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