“Boobs NOT news” – what do you think??????
Strange ‘tradition’ perhaps to be discontinued in The Sun (UK tabloid); perhaps after 40 years finally they have had enough boobs, and might now think about actually publishing the news instead of mindless titter tatter.
Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch hinted on Sunday that he’s considering making some changes to the notorious photos of topless women on page 3 of the British tabloid The Sun . Responding to a tweet on Sunday that called the institution “so last century,” Murdoch replied, “you maybe be right, don’t know but considering.”
It wasn’t much, but the tweet was enough to cause a swirl of Internet rumors. The Sun’s Page 3, which has been publishing photos of topless women for more than 40 years, has come under repeated attacks, most recently from the ‘No More Page 3’ campaign. The activist group is calling for companies to boycott the Sun, refusing to advertise in the paper until the topless photos are removed, reports the Huffington Post. “Boobs aren’t news, so why are they in the newspaper?” Lucy Holmes, the organization’s founder, asked in an op-ed in the Independent last September.
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