"I am very aware that I have at times in my career been part of the problem and not part of the solution and as I have got older I have tried to correct that. But it is very difficult because I believe the media in this country is inherently sexist. And so if you do a job which involves you interacting with it, that does inevitably lead to some difficult choices, and I am sure that very often I haven't made the right choice.The comments beneath are predictably horrendous and often misogynistic in and of themselves almost all of them missing the point. As Garai says, on the one hand Tesco says it doesn't sell pornographic magazine, but on the other will sell magazines which are as close to the wire as possible.
"But, you know, this is an attempt on my part to support a campaign which is encouraging people to think about what is acceptable in terms of media sexism."
Magazine sections in general are weird places anyway even in WH Smiths, where the children's sections are often opposite the "lifestyle" area which includes the lads mags. In some supermarkets its even more acutely obvious because everything is crammed in.
The government are desperate to foist porn filters on computers to stop children from straying onto "adult" sites yet they're quite happy, presumably because of personal connections somewhere up the chain, to allow those same children to see images on magazines and newspapers.