Communication Matters

Analysis, critique, and advice on today's hot news topics from the perspective of a Strategic PR Consultant.

Tatyana Limanova, Russian Newscaster, Gives Barack Obama The Finger On National Television (VIDEO)

Posted by mrsmart on November 24, 2011


Dear ignorant nutjobs, HAND GESTURES ARE NOT UNIVERSAL!
Your hateful comments here show your level of ignorance. Hate to break this to you, but the middle finger isn’t a universal gesture for disrespect or hate. Sometimes it’s the thumb, such as when “thumbing a ride.” Sometimes it’s a fist. Other times it’s the V sign, such as for victory sign, but turned backward. How do you know what this newscaster was implying with her gesture? Sincerely, people outside the US.
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost

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