ESPN Bows to Offended Drummers
The ESPN television sports network withdraws a print ad that suggested that for children, learning to play the drums was a distant second to learning how to golf. The ad, which stated, "your kids could learn how to play drums, but then they would know how to play drums," was deemed offensive to drummers. Hear NPR's Robert Siegel, Mark Ford, president of the Percussive Arts Society, and ESPN vice president Chris LaPlaca.
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