Paul Merrill on misadventures in magazines

Merrill: ‘Women on magazine covers is not objectifying them, it’s celebrating them.’

In the next of our series from the Mumbrella360 Conference we feature Paul Merrill, founding editor of Zoo Weekly, both in the UK and Australia, in conversation with Mumbrella editor Tim Burrowes.

In the video highlights Merrill discusses:

  • Starting out on a UK regional newspaper 20 years ago
  • How to offend your readers and move your career forward
  • Launching Zoo in a veil of secrecy
  • The variations of the hand bra
  • Are lads mags sexist?
  • Will ACP and magazines in general survive

You can hear the full 44 minute conversation and audience Q&A on the Mumbrellacast below.

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Comments


  1. Che
    5 Aug 12
    7:03 pm

  2. Yes, celebrating! Celebrating their achievements in science! Celebrating their advancing political influence! Most of all, celebrating their diversity – women of all shapes and sizes, all beautiful!

    Oh Zoo, you cheeky feminists.