Religious image is in poor taste

As a regular reader of Marketing Week, I was both disgusted and disappointed by the image that was emblazoned on the cover of your April 15 issue. I find it offensive and in really poor taste.

What a shame the magazine has stooped so low as to try to relate marketing issues with the selfless act Jesus did on the cross for all, which is nowhere near on the same scale of importance.

How timely too, to use this image just after the Easter weekend, which no doubt meant fluffy rabbits and chocolate eggs to most of you.

I find it deeply sad that there is no respect for the sacrifice Jesus made on the cross and Christianity as a whole. I wonder if you would be brave enough (or disrespectful enough) to link a Cover Story to the great prophet Mohammed?

What a pity that all you could think of was to use the Crucifixion as a lazy cop-out.

Suzannah Mackay

LGC Promochem

Middlesex

Latest from Marketing Week

NOT REGISTERED? IT'S FREE, QUICK AND EASY!

Access Marketing Week’s wealth of insight, analysis and opinion that will help you do your job better.

Register and receive the best content from the only UK title 100% dedicated to serving marketers' needs.

We’ll ask you just a few questions about what you do and where you work. The more we know about our visitors, the better and more relevant content we can provide for them. And, yes, knowing our audience better helps us find commercial partners too. Don't worry, we won't share your information with other parties, unless you give us permission to do so.

Register now

THE BEST CONTENT

Our award winning editorial team (PPA Digital Brand of the Year) ask the big questions about the biggest issues on everything from strategy through to execution to help you navigate the fast moving modern marketing landscape.

THE BIGGEST ISSUES

From the opportunities and challenges of emerging technology to the need for greater effectiveness, from the challenge of measurement to building a marketing team fit for the future, we are your guide.

PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Information, inspiration and advice from the marketing world and beyond that will help you develop as a marketer and as a leader.

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3711 or email subscriptions@marketingweek.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here