PODCAST: Page Three is on its way out, The Sun just doesn't want to admit it

The Sun, the U.K.’s largest circulation newspaper, has featured topless models on Page Three 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, I spoke with Stephanie Davies-Arai over the phone from her home in England.

Davies-Arai is a parent blogger, communication skills coach and author of “Communicating with Kids.” She also blogs for Huffington Post and contributes to Mumsnet. Davies-Arai 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.

Meghan Murphy
Meghan Murphy

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Meghan Murphy is a freelance writer and journalist. She has been podcasting and writing about feminism since 2010 and has published work in numerous national and international publications, including New Statesman, Vice, Al Jazeera, The Globe and Mail, I-D, Truthdig, and more. Meghan completed a Masters degree in the department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Simon Fraser University in 2012 and lives in Vancouver, B.C. with her dog.

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  • Sabine

    A very enjoyable interview filled with much sense from Stephanie Davies-Arai . Thanks Meghan!