Occasional reflections on Life, the World, and Mathematics


… so they decided to change the sex of the current one.

Guardian headline mentioning "Françoise Hollande"

Presumably Françoise is the one in the photo

I’m guessing that European Press Award they mention wasn’t for the excellence of their copyediting. I wonder if there’s some subliminally intentional slur in the way the Guardian made the French president a woman, while the NY Times made the German chancellor a man.

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