Print Subversion in the Wapping Dispute: News on Sunday

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While a stream of underground left publications spoofed the tabloid format in order to undermine the sexism and nationalism rampant in the national press, the Wapping Post adopted a more ambivalent pose, appropriating and mirroring the language of the tabloids but using the pantomime dynamics to simply reverse the hero/villain roles. Here in the first issue, printed to coincide with May Day 1986 page 3 features 'PC fiona' couched in cartoon class misogyny.