MEDIA MOGUL RUPERT Murdoch has said he is “considering” getting rid of the controversial Page 3 from The Sun newspaper, following an online campaign.
Murdoch made the comment on Twitter yesterday after being bombarded with tweets from the No More Page 3 campaign, whose followers are appealing for the daily topless photos of young women to be removed from The Sun.
No More Page 3 is a campaigning group that is calling on the Sun editor Dominic Mohan to “drop the bare breasts” from his newspaper. An online petition run by the group has been signed by almost 65,000 people.
Yesterday, via Twitter, the group was encouraging its followers to tweet Murdoch their thoughts on why Page 3, which they believe is offensive to women and not suitable for a family newspaper, should be removed.
In response to the tweets, Murdoch said:
The No More Page 3 campaign said they were pleased with Murdoch’s response: