Was This Titillating Time Out London Cover Too Sexy For Newsstands?

Was This Titillating Time Out London Cover Too Sexy For Newsstands?

The sex survey issue's front image was swapped at the last minute for a blank page. But were they overreacting?

Betsy Mead
  • 13 february 2013

The night before it was due to publish its Sex Survey result, Time Out London switched Noma Bar’s suggestive cover in favor of a much less suggestive blank white page. The racy illustration was pushed inside the publication and became mere background for chunks of block text. Time Out’s editor took to Twitter to explain the choice, saying that the image was connected with the feature inside to give “the most impact” and allow readers the freedom to come up with their own naughty covers.

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