Shocking examples of sexism in 1960s corporate newsletters
An article from 1962 explains why, and how, corporate communicators
should run pictures of scantily clad women in their publications.
Fifty years ago, internal publications at companies and corporations proudly displayed pictures of women clad in swimsuits. The editors of these publications even had names for such content—“pretty girl pictures,” or simply, “cheesecake.” A 1962 article in Reporting , a newsletter published by the International Council of Industrial Editors (ICIE), a trade association for corporate communicators, explains why and how editors should handle “cheesecake” in t read more...
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