Tag: Photoshop

The thigh gap controversy: Latest Urban Outfitters incident changes conversation on body shaming

Critics of modern society’s obsession with thinness have long attributed the issue to biased marketing and media. Think back to the Target thigh gap Photoshop debacle of last year. While the retailer later came forward to apologize for the incident, this is nevertheless a clear example of how marketers cling to particular body images based on… Read More

New Bill May Revolutionize Practice of PhotoShopped Models in Advertising

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is in charge of enforcing a federal law that dictates all advertisements must be truthful and, when appropriate, backed up by science. We all have heard the headlines about the crazy PhotoShop disappearing waist stunts pulled off by Ralph Lauren, or the time Flare magazine drastically altered Jennifer Lawrence’s cover… Read More