Friday, November 05, 2010
Joel Monaghan dog picture scandal [LINK TO PICTURE]
The Joel Monaghan scandal is going global with newspaper columnists, bloggers and the general public laying into the Canberra rugby league star - and Australians - over the dog sex simulation scandal.
Twenty years ago the incident may have remained largely for local audiences, but the unseemly incident has attracted worldwide attention.
Understandably our closest neighbours have taken the ball and run with it - the NZ Herald, stuff.co.nz and scoop.co.nz all featuring stories.
SHOOT: The dark side of social media can be pretty bleak. Here's what all the fuss is about. The picture is 'simulated', iow fake, but that doesn't seem to matter.