Dr Mumbo

Flogging a dead horse: news.com.au’s own sweepstake howler

Hot on the heels of Fairfax’s sweepstake debacle Dr Mumbo has also had it pointed out to him that News.com.au has its own fantastic 2015 Sweep Generator.

Screen Shot 2015-11-03 at 11.51.24 amUnfortunately while they updated the front page someone forgot to do the hard yards, and instead it features the horses from the 2014 office sweep, including the favourite Admire Rakti, who sadly died of a heart attack after last year’s race.Screen Shot 2015-11-03 at 11.55.51 am

Dr Mumbo knew there was a fierce rivalry between News Corp and Fairfax, but this seems to be taking it a little far.

Update: 12.15pm News.com.au has fixed the error and is now linking to correct sweep.


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