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Audi Apologizes for Ad Photo Showing Little Girl Holding Banana

Audi recently stirred up controversy after launching a new ad campaign that included a photo of a little girl leaning against the front of the car while holding a banana. The photo was met with sharp criticism on social media, and Audi responded by quickly pulling the image and issuing an apology.

This Leica Video Just Got ‘Leica’ Banned in China

Leica has sparked a huge backlash in China over a short film released by its ad agency in Brazil. The video (warning: strong language) depicts a news photographer covering the Chinese government's crackdown during pro-democracy protests in Beijing in 1989.

Popular Child Photographer Under Fire for Sexualizing Young Girls

Well-known child photographer Meg Bitton has sparked a firestorm of controversy over the manner in which she photographs young, underage girls who model for her portraits and workshops. Bitton is accused of sexualizing the children and putting them in inappropriate scenes that suggest things such as prostitution and drug use.

Newsweek Slammed for Cover Photo of Phallic Balloon

Newsweek is getting widely criticized after sharing a sneak peek of the cover on the November 17th issue of the magazine. To illustrate the lead article about sexual harassment, the magazine decided to use a photo of a feminine hand sticking a needle into a phallic balloon.