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Why one woman is cropped out of Time magazine’s Person of the Year cover?

Time magazine announced the 'Silence Breakers' – men and women –for speaking about abuse and harassment and pioneers of the #MeToo movement as Person of the Year. But the magazine’s cover shows an elbow of an unidentified woman, prompting attention of social media users with their torrent of questions as why the lady was cropped out? The Time has a powerful explanation to it. The fast-growing social movement, which encouraged women to speak up about their experiences of sexual harassment, assault and rape led to…

#MeToo movement named Time magazine’s “person of the year”

Time magazine has named 'Silence Breakers' men and women who bravely spoke against abuse and harassment as 'person of the year' in 2017. The confessions triggered social movement aimed at raising awareness about sexual harassment and assault, epitomized by the #MeToo social media hashtag. “This is the fastest moving social change we’ve seen in decades, and it began with individual acts of courage by hundreds of women - and some men, too - who came forward to tell their own stories,” Time editor-in-chief Edward…

Selfie-snapping monkey named ‘Person of the Year’

JAKARTA: An Indonesian monkey who shot to fame after it snapped a grinning selfie, and sparked a landmark US copyright case, was named "Person of the Year" on Wednesday by the animal rights group that took on the simian's cause. The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) said it was honouring Naruto, a crested black macaque with a goofy-looking grin, to recognise that "he is someone, not something". In 2011, the monkey pressed the shutter button while staring down the lens of a camera set up British nature…

Trump says he turned down Time’s ‘Person of the Year’

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Friday said he turned down being named Time's "Person of the Year" after the magazine asked him for an interview and photo shoot but did not confirm he would be chosen. He tweeted: "Time Magazine called to say that I was PROBABLY going to be named 'Man (Person) of the Year,' like last year, but I would have to agree to an interview and a major photo shoot. "I said probably is no good and took a pass. Thanks anyway!" Time responded on its own Twitter account: "The President is…

People are spotting something unusual on Trump’s Time magazine cover

WASHINGTON: Time magazine on Wednesday named Donald Trump its “Person of the Year” for 2016 for his stunning upset election victory, but some people have amusingly making a mockery out of magazine cover featuring the US-President elect. The unusual thing, as described by many, implies that the creator the cover was not Trump fan alike many other Americans. A closer look at the cover and the giant letter “M” masterfully placed behind the President elect’s head, reveals what look like horns protruding from his unusually…