Sign the media is sinking further?
I've seen several media sites lately illustrating stories using photos of women in bikinis; stories that have dubious connections to bikini-wearers. Even Merriam-Webster's online dictionary has had an entry highlighted on its main page illustrated with a bikini top (sans woman) and a bikini-clad woman. Something to do with words derived from place names. CNN right now has a beach scene (bikinis, of course) with camels. The story's about culture clash, so you could argue it's an appropriate photo.
I am sorry to see news outlets sinking to this gratuitous level in an attempt to attract readers and viewers. A certain kind of media is dying; does it want to be buried wearing a bikini?
Kris (TMF copyeditor)