Knight's cartoon was in response to Serena Williams' meltdown at the U.S. Open both during and after her defeat to 20-year-old Naomi Osaka at the U.S. Open.
Despite the outrage, the paper reprinted the cartoon alongside unflattering caricatures of US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, attempting to portray the controversy as an effort to curtail free speech.
"Criticism of Mark Knight'sSerena Williams cartoon shows the world has gone too PC & misunderstands the role of news media cartoons and satire", he said.
"A champion tennis player had a mega tantrum on the world stage, and Mark's cartoon depicted that", the editor said.
Perhaps Knight wasn't thinking about this at all when he drew the cartoon - it's believable - but when confronted with the criticism, he continued to lash out. Then Williams got a game penalty for the verbal abuse she directed towards Ramos.
Drawn by Fairfax illustrator David Pope, the cartoon replaces Williams with News' supremo Rupert Murdoch who, in turn, is now having a tantrum that his publication, the Herald Sun, isn't getting its way.
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Knight also rejected a suggestion that he would not draw a similar image of a man.
'I think freedom of speech is so important.I hope that she can see the amusing side of it and I hope she is here in January.
Michael Miller, executive chairman of News Corp Australasia, which publishes the Melbourne'sHerald Sun, defended his cartoonist. "After a couple more detours, I landed on one with the "male" symbol as a tennis racket labeled 'sexism" that Serena was breaking.
Australian cartoonist Paul Zanetti weighed in saying it was the job of cartoonists to call out bad behaviour and not fall prey to an increasingly politically correct culture.
'There's intent there. To depict Serena not looking like herself, and her features to be overdrawn and over-exaggerated in such a way that evokes some of the historical negative images of black people over the last century.
'I drew her as she is.
"I don't believe them", the "Avengers" actor says. You are the best player at the end of this event and because of the turn of events with the crowd and the booing and everything, it wasn't the way - that was the outcome I was referring to.
"I'm here fighting for women's rights and women's equality", Williams told a post-match news conference.
La police judiciaire a longuement examiné le secteur et a déjà entendu de nombreux témoins pour comprendre ce qui s'est produit. Elles ont été touchées au niveau des membres inférieurs et hospitalisées et leur pronostic vital n'a pas été engagé.
Following talks over the worldwide break, Emery claims the two are getting on and have a good working relationship. And he made it clear he wants to see more from Ozil going forward. "[We get on] very well", Emery said.
Ainsi, avertit-il dans son communiqué, "je ne pourrai répondre à aucune question concernant les faits dont la justice est saisie". L'appel a été passé ce mardi, à la vieille de la reprise de la commission d'enquête chargée de l'affaire Benalla , révèleL'Obs .
We went to a hotel room where I could change and de-stress. "Next thing I know, I hear shoes were flying". 'Hey, I'm down. Had the likes of Twitter or Instagram been around, Aguilera could've easily put that scuttlebutt to rest.
The Washington Post generally does not identify victims of sexual crimes, but Carnes said, in a statement provided to the L.A. You lose trust in everyone around you, and mainly yourself. "I am not the one who needs to carry that shame", she continued.
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But the Miami-based NHC stressed it remained "a life-threatening situation" due to the risks of storm surge around coastal areas. Forecasts generally project Florence to make landfall in southeastern North Carolina on Friday as a Category 3 or 4 hurricane.