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Magazine writes sexist caption about female cyclist

Taking to Facebook to share her thoughts on the matter, Ms Noel said she was “absolutely gutted” at the caption, which Cycling Weekly revealed in their apology was the fault of a sub-editor. Ms Noel wrote: “I made it into Cycling Weekly, it seems not for my ability as a female cyclist but as a ‘token attractive woman’ — I’m absolutely gutted and ...

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Cycling Weekly: British magazine’s ‘token attractive woman’ caption sparks backlash

A LEADING British cycling magazine as issued an apology after facing massive backlash for labelling a female cyclist as “token attractive woman” in one of their editions. The offensive caption appeared above a picture of Hannah Noel, who was featured in Cycling Weekly as part of a story the publication was doing on the Hinckley Cycling Race Club of which ...

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FARM Magazine September issue: Linked in on the farm

CHRIS Balazs runs a tight ship at SageFarm, overseeing nearly every step of his free-range produce’s production chain. The Bannockburn cattle farmer sells beef, lamb, pork and eggs from 17 like-minded farmers, who all follow SageFarm’s simple regenerative, grass-fed, free-range philosophy of farming. Chris supervises everything, from the compost-only approach to fertilising pasture to the on-farm butchery, packaging and sale ...

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Grazia editor still traumatised by the birth of daughter

The editor of Grazia magazine has described how she is still traumatised by the birth of her daughter, after being ‘failed’ by a bias towards having a natural labour. Natasha Pearlman, 35, said she ‘hurt for months’ after her daughter Rose was delivered using forceps. She described how she had to beg a doctor for morphine while having contractions, after being ...

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Farnborough magazine criticised for ‘token attractive woman’ photo caption

A Farnborough magazine been criticised nationally after captioning a female cyclist as a “token attractive woman” in its latest issue. Cycling Weekly, which moved to Pinehurst, Farnborough, in April last year when Time Inc UK relocated its specialist publishing division, has since apologised for the “idiotic” mistake. The company announced in November 2015 that around 300 staff would be relocated ...

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The Martyring of Colin Kaepernick

On the afternoon of June 23, a civil rights activist sent an email directly to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, hoping to save the league from making a colossal PR blunder. Dr. Harry Edwards, a trained sociologist, had been an adviser to sprinters John Carlos and Tommie Smith when they raised their fists on the medal podium at the 1968 Olympics. ...

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Cycling magazine apologizes for captioning photo of female rider ‘token attractive woman’

A popular British cycling magazine has apologized for including a photo caption that read “token attractive woman” in its latest print edition. The caption in Cycling Weekly appears superimposed above the head of Hannah Noel, a member of the Hinckley Cycling Race Club in Leicester, England. So my cycling club made it into @cyclingweekly and this happened. I hope @cyclingweekly apologise. Still ...

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Ben Franklin Parkway: Philly’s Grandest Flop | News

Illustration by Gluekit “The construction of the Parkway is the greatest Twentieth Century accomplishment of any city of the world.” So wrote a breathless Andrew Wright Crawford in 1919 in the American Magazine of Art. Seeing as Crawford was secretary of Philadelphia’s Art Commission, his objectivity was a bit suspect. And the 20th century was still fairly young. But his ...

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