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Walmart To Cover Cosmopolitan Magazine

Statement by NCSE Executive Director, Dawn Hawkins  Washington, DC – Walmart now joins the ranks of other major supermarket chains, RiteAid and Delhaize America, with its recent commitment to put Cosmopolitan behind blinders in their stores, nationwide. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation initiated this change by bringing the harms of minors being exposed to…

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Today Show: Cosmopolitan magazine will be covered by blinders at two major retailers

By Elizabeth Murray Original Source: Today Two retail giants are taking a stand against one of the most popular women’s magazines in the checkout aisle. Cosmopolitan magazine will be partially obscured at Rite Aid and Delhaize America shops, Women’s Wear Daily reported Wednesday. The magazine will be placed behind blinders in all 4,600 Rite Aids and the 1,000-plus…

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New York Times: Cosmopolitan Magazine Covers to Be Shielded by 2 Retailers

By Hiroko Tabuchi  Original Source: The New York Times Is Cosmopolitan so racy it needs to be covered up? Rite Aid and Food Lion think so. The two retailers will soon place issues of Cosmopolitan magazine behind “blinders” to shield minors from the magazine’s sexual content, they confirmed separately on Friday. Kristin Kellum, a Rite Aid…

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Cosmo Victory! Press Overview

Thanks to the National Center on Sexual Exploitation’s “Cosmo Harms Minors” campaign, Cosmopolitan magazine will be placed behind blinders in all 4,600 Rite Aids and the 1,000-plus Delhaize Americas stores, which includes brands like Food Lion and Hannaford. NCSE received over 40 press hits regarding this victory: Breitbart: RitAid, Food Lion, Hannaford Stores To Place Cosmopolitan Behind…

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The Blaze: Popular Magazine Accused of Glorifying ‘Porn and Sexual Violence’ Will Be Covered Up in Thousands of Stores — and There’s a Surprising Twist

By Billy Hallowell Original Source: The Blaze Two chains of supermarkets and drug stores have both announced that they’ll be covering up copies of Cosmopolitan magazine with blinders — a move that comes after a campaign was launched earlier this year to protect minors from the magazine’s sexual content. But the biggest surprise in the…

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WWD: Too Racy? Retailers to Put Blinders on Cosmopolitan

By Alexandra Steigrad Original Source: Women’s Wear Daily COVER UP: A trade group called the National Center on Sexual Exploitation has been on a crusade to hide what it deems the “pornographic” covers of CosmopolitanMagazine from the eyes of minors. On Wednesday, the Washington, D.C.-based group claimed to have won its first battle by getting Rite Aid and Delhaize…

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Young eyes should be shielded from Cosmo’s porn, says group

By Bill Bumpas Wednesday, May 13, 2015 One News Now An organization fighting against pornography is calling on retailers to stop selling Cosmopolitan magazine and wrap the cover to protect children from becoming exposed to its pornographic content. The magazine claims that it targets adult women. However, Dawn Hawkins, executive director of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation,…

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William Randolph Hearst’s Granddaughter Skewers Cosmo as a ‘Porn’ Magazine

By: Cortney O’Brien Thursday, April 23, 2015 Townhall William Randolph Hearst, the famed newspaper publisher and inspiration for the film ‘Citizen Kane,’ wouldn’t even be able to recognize his company’s Cosmopolitan magazine today. What was once an inspirational circular for women, has declined to little more than pornography. As a result, Hearst’s granddaughter, Victoria Hearst, is partnering…

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‘Pornographic’?! Magazine Giant’s Granddaughter Launches Full-Scale War Against Cosmo

By Kaitlan Collins Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Daily Caller Victoria Hearst — granddaughter of magazine giant William Randolph Hearst — is going after “Cosmopolitan” in a new campaign alleging that the publication has a “pornographic influence” on minors, who she wants to protect from its “sexually explicit” content. Launching in D.C. on Wednesday, the website for “Cosmo…

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HEARST GRANDDAUGHTER: COSMOPOLITAN IS ‘PORN’

By Bob Unruh Wednesday, April 22, 2015 WND The granddaughter of media mogul William Randolph Hearst is launching a campaign to cover up in stores issues of her family company’s Cosmopolitan magazine because of content she describes as pornographic. In a news conference Wednesday at the National Press Club, Victoria Hearst, whose cousin, William Randolph…

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