Who is afraid of #pussyriot?

Many American media organisations, apparently (via the Guardian):

The… conviction of three members of the punk band Pussy Riot… has caused consternation throughout the world – and a dilemma for prudish news organizations.

Major media groups have been furiously editing headlines, tweets and stories to avoid using the word “pussy”.

The… Washington Post… has taken the most conservative stance among the top-circulating news organizations with its featured story:… Russian punk rockers sentenced to two years for protest concert. There is only one mention of the band’s name in the story, buried in the fourth paragraph. It is omitted entirely from the lead paragraph and photo caption.

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