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Advertising Watchdog Moves To Ban “Idealised” Images Of Pretty Women

The UK’s advertising watchdog is investigating the “objectification and sexualisation of women in ads” because of an “increasing political and public debate” driven by “offended” feminists on social media. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has already started banning ads featuring

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History Rewritten: Museum Conducts Politically Correct Purge Of Art

A leading European art museum has expunged politically incorrect words such as “Negro”, “Indian”, “dwarf” and “Mohammedan” from its entire historical collection.  The cultural cleansing has occurred as the Rijksmuseum, in Amsterdam, and is endorsed by the International Council of

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Bookmaker’s Humorous Immigration Ad Campaign Deemed ‘Offensive’

Bookmaker Paddy Power has been given a ticking off by the Ireland’s advertising standards authority over a humorous advertising campaign designed to poke fun at tennis star Andy Murray. The campaign featured a number of immigrant sportsmen, plus Murray, which was

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Cumberbatch: the Umbrage Police claim another scalp

Benedict ‘Sherlock’ Cumberbatch has said he is “a complete fool”, an “idiot”, “thoughtless” and that he is “devastated” for having inadvertently used the term “coloured” to describe black people on a US talk show. It’s depressing enough that he felt