Magazine’s ill-placed ad offers valuable lesson to editorial teams

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When Cosmopolitan advised readers on a “post-workout power move” in its October issue, I doubt a bowel movement was what it had in mind. Unfortunately for the magazine’s layout department, the juxtaposition of a Vicks DayQuil ad and the imagery in one of the publication’s health tips stories suggests otherwise. And I thought the logo placement on diver Tom Daley’s speedo was awkward. (via Guyism)

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