Government ministers have welcomed reports that the Sun has dropped Page 3 girls - with one branding the controversial feature "old-fashioned sexism".I have never been able to take the Sun seriously because of this; I find myself wondering how much their circulation will drop. Whenever I see Americans compared unfavorably to the sophistication of Europeans, I think of the Page 3 girls.
Britain's best-selling tabloid has not published pictures of topless glamour models since Friday, and has reportedly decided to quietly drop the feature.
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan, who also holds the women and equalities brief, said the move is "long overdue".
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
The End of Page 3 Girls
From the 1/20/15 Daily Mail: