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Monday, February 9, 2009

Ofcom Gets Complaints About New Virgin Atlantic Ad

Ofcom has received complaints about Virgin Atlantic's new ad, which features attractive flight attendants (read "stewardesses") dressed in short red skirts and a male pilot and sexist comments from male passengers. The ad is intended to evoke the year the airline was launched--1984. Apparently it's also evoking other things, like feminism's heyday. Read more here.

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