Punch newspaper punches Melbourne’s new ‘bully’ article A Melbourne Punch newspaper has apologised after it posted a cartoon showing a woman punching a man in the head.
Key points: The paper apologised to the man and the man’s wife for their responseThe cartoon shows the woman punching the man in a public space in Melbourne’s CBDA Punch editorial was published on Saturday morning, the paper’s editor saidThe cartoon was published by the paper, which had not published the cartoon in the previous weekThe editorial, titled ‘Bully is dead’ , depicted a woman beating up a man on a public sidewalk.
“It’s disappointing that we have to apologise to the family of the victim for our decision to publish the cartoon,” the Punch’s editor, Mark Ritchie, said.
The cartoon showed a woman slapping the man on the head and knocking him to the ground.
He said the woman, whose name has not been released, punched the man twice, then threw him to his knees.
Mr Ritchie said the cartoon was not in line with Punch’s editorial policies and had been removed from the paper.
“”In line with our editorial policies, we’ve published the cartoons that are in line for publication, but we’d like to apologise for the response to it.
“The apology came after the cartoon went viral on social media.
Punch editor Mark R. Ritchie apologized for publishing a cartoon in an editorial that he said was inappropriateThe man’s family said the incident had traumatised their son.
But Mr Ritchie defended the decision to print the cartoon, saying he did not condone the violence depicted.
It was in response to a tweet from the cartoonist, @DennisSouza, who asked for the cartoon to be published in the paper because it depicted a man being “slapped in the face by a woman”.
The woman, who was not identified in the tweet, is believed to be in her 40s.
‘It’s not a punch’The cartoon depicts the woman slapping a man’s head.”
I was shocked by it,” the man said.”
The woman has not said she’s going to hurt him.
She has done nothing to him.
“I just don’t know what’s going on.”
Mr Rickey said he had taken down the cartoon because it was “not a punch”.
But he said the cartoons would be on the front page and “the editor of the paper will have to decide what they want to publish”. “
The cartoon is not intended to offend, it’s meant to be satirical.”
But he said the cartoons would be on the front page and “the editor of the paper will have to decide what they want to publish”.
Mr Souda, the cartoon’s creator, told news.com, “It’s a joke.
If it is a punch, I’ll slap you in the nose.”