Off Message: Women, men and the media
Kevin Myers (and his Irish editor) apologised for the anti-Semitism in his column last weekend, yet nobody in power saw fit to challenge the piece’s sexist slant
Nobody who’s really important in Irish society cares that much about misogyny.
That’s the conclusion anyone reasonable might come to, after a week which saw Sunday Times columnist Kevin Myers pushed from his paper’s pulpit into the cheap seats, not for any crimes of sexism committed in his column last weekend, but rather solely for reinforcing stereotypes about Jewish people, and doing it in a newspaper whose headquarters are in England, where it appears...
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