The commodification of women to sell everything from anything to nothing is bad enough, although Priyanka Trivedi (top) doesn’t seem to mind the least bit. But what to say of marketers who now do not think twice before using impressionable young girls and infants to satiate the growing and maddening thirst for the yellow metal?
For the record, Union finance minister P. Chidambaram says:
“I have one thing to say, don’t buy gold. Gold is not the safest investment. Every ounce of gold that we import, contributes to current account deficit.”
Photograph: Karnataka Photo News
The commodification of women portfolio
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Ramya: Another example of commodification of women
Anu Prabhakar: Another example of commodification of examinations
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Aindrita Ray: Surely all that glitters is more than just gold
Jennifer Kotwal: The best ice-candy melts before nice eye-candy
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Nicole Faria: Denims, diamonds, Miss India and the Mahatma
Priyanka Trivedi: See, a brand ambassador always gets good press
Roopashree: Objects in the mirror are closer than they appear
Gul Panag: You are almost tempted to say ‘Intel Inside’
Ramya: Don’t ask us what it is, but it sure costs a bomb
Mandira Bedi: It ain’t so easy to woo an iPhone4 user, sister
Tejaswini Prakash: As if we didn’t have traffic diversions already
Pooja Gandhi: Why Vodafone subscribers experience call drops
Raveena Tandon: From a flower of stones to a stone of flowers
Sameera Reddy: Finally, some ‘commodification’ we are OK with
Jayanti, Bharati, Tara, Padmaja Rao: The great gold obsession
What to say of marketers? Nothing, they are just doing their job and legally.
How to keep your head up with half a kilo of gold?
Simple. Drape the necklace from the nape. The weight will tug and keep the head straight!
i see many golden ads on TV are from south India