The Sun, the U.K.’s largest circulation newspaper, has featured topless models on Page 3 since 1970. It was widely reported that as of January 19, The Sun would no longer be publishing the photographs in their paper. Feminists everywhere -- particularly the women behind the No More Page 3 campaign -- celebrated this win. But on January 21st, The Sun tweeted an image of a topless woman with the caption, "Tomorrow's #Page3," implying the porny feature would be back on Thursday.
What's the real story? Would The Sun continue with the feature or had it been canned?
On January 26th, Meghan Murphy spoke with Stephanie Davies-Arai over the phone from her home in England.
Stephanie is a parent blogger, communication skills coach and author of "Communicating with Kids." She also blogs for Huffington Post and contributes to Mumsnet. Stephanie joined the No More Page 3 campaign in January 2013 and is currently doing research for her next book about what culture communicates to our kids. Follow her on Twitter @cwknews.
Follow the No More Page 3 campaign @NoMorePage3.
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