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Watchdog Bans Ad For 'Midget' Party On Facebook

  • PR Week, Monday, April 2, 2012 3 AM

The advertising watchdog has slammed Bar Fusion in Kent for offending people of short stature by advertising a "midget" Christmas party on Facebook. The Advertising Standards Authority has banned the ad for being offensive and promoting negative attitudes to short people, and has warned Bar Fusion to ensure future advertising is socially responsible.

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