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“SOUTH PARK” EDITS SPARK FREE-SPEECH DEBATE

April 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Comedy Central’s decision to censor a South Park episode following a thinly-veiled death threat by the fundamentalist Islamic website RevolutionMuslim.com against the show’s creators, Matt Stone and Trey Parker, continued to have repercussions over the weekend. The Washington Post reported on Sunday that the cable network’s action has touched off a campaign called “Everybody Draw […]

ABC, FOX ISSUE PLUS-SIZED DENIAL OF LANE BRYANT CHARGES

April 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Both Fox and ABC have denied accusations by “plus-size” women’s fashion company Lane Bryant that they were employing a “double standard” when they asked that the company’s ads for its new line of lingerie be reedited. The company said on its website earlier this week that Fox employs one standard for, say, Victoria Secret ads […]

“PLUS SIZE” WOMEN’S CHAIN SAYS NETWORKS CENSORED ITS ADS

April 22, 2010 by · 7 Comments 

The Lane Bryant women’s clothing chain, which features fashions for “plus sized” customers, has claimed that the Fox and ABC networks have refused to air lingerie ads for its store. “ABC and Fox have made the decision to define beauty for you by denying our new, groundbreaking Cacique commercial from airing freely on their networks,” […]