Eating Disorders Awareness Week may be behind us, but that doesn’t mean there still isn’t a TON to talk about regarding the relationship between eating disorders and the media. And although Melissa argues that the media isn’t a direct cause of eating disorders, that doesn’t mean that it can’t fuel them. So here’s a quick glimpse into one type of media that does just that: thinspiration.
After enormous public outcry, Ford Motor Company has apologized for these ads which depicted women tied up and gagged in the trunk of a new Ford Figo. The company says the ads were not approved before the ad agency JWT India made them public.