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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…


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,…


Hearst Granddaughter Takes Aim at Cosmopolitan Magazine

By Richard Horgan Wednesday, April 22, 2015 AdWeek | FishbowlNY The National Center on Sexual Exploitation was founded in 1962. Three years later, Helen Gurley Brown arrived at Cosmopolitan magazine and dramatically re-invented the moribund publication. This morning, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., Victoria Hearst, granddaughter of William Randolph and a scion of Cosmo’s parent company, officially…


Hearst Granddaughter Slams ‘Pornographic’ Cosmo

By Katie Yoder Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Newsbusters The granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst isn’t proud of one aspect of the family business, and she’s speaking out publicly. Cosmopolitan Magazine isn’t for women, she says, it’s against them. The granddaughter of the head of media conglomerate Hearst Corporation is speaking out against her family’s publication of…


Cosmopolitan Magazine A Threat to Children

National Center on Sexual Exploitation partners with Victoria Hearst to protect minors from pornographic content Washington, DC (April 22, 2015) – Victoria Hearst, granddaughter of publisher William Randolph Hearst, and the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCSE) have partnered to protect children from becoming exposed to the pornographic content of Cosmopolitan Magazine by calling on retailers to stop…


Cosmopolitan magazine hammered by Hearst granddaughter, anti-porn group

Campaign seeks to make famous mag ‘adults-only’ By Cheryl Wetzstein Wednesday, April 22, 2015 The Washington Times The granddaughter of the founder of the Hearst media empire has launched a campaign to restrict children and teens’ access to Cosmopolitan magazine — one of the company’s publications — over its obsession with explicit sexual topics. Cosmopolitan…



“COSMO HARMS MINORS” INITIATIVE KICKS OFF APRIL 22    _________________________________________________  Victoria Hearst (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) April 21, 2015–Victoria Hearst, granddaughter of publisher William Randolph Hearst and founder/president of Praise Him Ministries in Colorado, along with the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCSE) will host a press conference April 22announcing the “Cosmo Harms Minors” campaign. The kick-off event will outline objectives…



The granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst, of the multi-national media empire Hearst Corporation, and the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) are launching a campaign that demands Cosmopolitan Magazine be displayed behind blinders or in an opaque wrapper and not sold to minors.


Secret Exposed: What your Daughter is Really Reading in Cosmo

The latest gossip, fashion tips, and beauty secrets are luring topics for any girl. They have a way of grabbing the attention of women all across the globe at any time in any place. This is especially true with young girls. However, some of the sources providing these women and teens with today’s fashion, hottest gossip, and beauty pointers are beginning to encrypt these innocent topics with sexually explicit material that degrade women. Yet, Cosmo Magazine is one of the most popular women’s magazines today.