Tag Archives: The Sun

‘Skewed Crude Fuels Pump Slump’

Despite his vast, wide and well-earned notoriety, Rupert Murdoch continues to maintain—unlike any Indian newspaper publisher, may we add—that he wants to make The Wall Street Journal “the best newspaper in the world.” Yet, the thought of the owner of ultra-sleazy tabloids The Sun, News of the World, and The New York Post being at…

Obscenity ain’t in the eyes of the publisher

This promotional advertisement—showing the top half of a woman with a ten-pence coin covering each of her breasts—released by Rupert Murdoch‘s Sun newspaper has been ruled as not offensive or pornographic by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) in Britain. Objections related to women being portrayed as sexual objects, the ads appearing on buses where children…