Is your Quill magazine cover sexist?


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By Michael Koretzky, SPJ Region 3 Director

When I was first asked that question Saturday, I said, No, but it’s stupid.

The cover story in SPJ’s bimonthly magazine is about journalism training, and the cover photo is a lame stock image chosen by a lazy editor – who quit his job a few weeks ago and obviously didn’t give a damn.

Then I saw this…

Quill sexist mag cover

Read more comments from Michael Koretzky at his Journoterrorist blog.

Koretzky mug 2Michael Koretzky is SPJ Region 3 Director and a member of the Society of Professional Journalists national board of directors. He is editor of To read more about Koretzky, link to



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