And the editor of The Herald, Damon Johnston, said: "The cartoon is not racist or sexist... it rightly mocks poor behaviour by a tennis legend".
The original cartoon depicts Williams stomping on her tennis racket, with a pacifier nearby, and the umpire asking her opponent, Naomi Osaka, "Can you just let her win?".
It was joined by several other cartoons from Mark Knight, including Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un and Australian prime minister Scott Morrison.
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By early evening, almost 70,000 residents were without electricity, according to North Carolina Emergency Management. Zookeepers and veterinarians resolved to hunker down with the creatures and see them through the storm.
He also Tweeted out the front page of the Herald Sun that reads, "If the self-appointed censors of Mark Knight get their way on his Serena Williams cartoon, our new politically correct life will be very boring indeed".
Mark Knight spoke to 7News on Tuesday. "I think that's probably the context of the conversation".
Those cheeky wags over at Fairfax have had some fun at rival News Corp's expense, publishing a cartoon yesterday afternoon that spoofs the ongoing controversy surrounding the Herald Sun's controversial Serena Williams' cartoon.
In 2016, Bill Leak was slammed for a cartoon that implied Indigenous fathers were alcoholics, poor parents and irresponsible, again painting a whole culture with historic and hurtful race-based stereotypes. "It was about her integrity, and anybody who doesn't get that is perpetuating the erasure that so many black women feel when they are trying to speak up for themselves". Williams called Santos a "thief" for the coaching ruling and in response Santos issued a third code violation, handing the game to Osaka. "So if you're a mediocre, middle-class, typically white male cartoonist who wants to pretend there's no racist genealogy to what you do, well I'm afraid the joke is on you". She added, "There have been many times when I was playing that I wanted to break my racket into a thousand pieces. I think the only solution to that is for ordinary people to fight and retaliate back much louder, so they can hear us from the back of their stadiums".
"I'm here fighting for women's rights and women's equality", Williams told a post-match news conference. "I simply saw the world number one player having a dummy spit".
But Knight's critics, which included Martin Luther King's daughter Bernice King, say the Sun's defense of Knight is "uncomfortable" and "without consideration for the painful historical context of such imagery and how it can support biases and racism today", she said.
It features a 6.1 inch LED edge-to-edge LED screen with a resolution of 1792 by 828 pixels and a pixel density of 326 ppi. It shares similar qualities as the new iPhone Xs and Xs Max , but there's a reason why it's $250 cheaper than the Xs.
More than 80,000 people were already without power as the storm began buffeting the coast, and more than 12,000 were in shelters. Spanish moss waved in the trees as the winds picked up in Wilmington, and floating docks bounced atop swells at Morehead City.
As if the storm itself is not risky enough, it is expected to spawn tornadoes in southeast North Carolina on Thursday and Friday. Navarro concluded by emphasizing again that this is a serious life-threatening situation and people need to be evacuating.
This has led to the iPhone XR being variously described as " cheap ", " entry-level ", or the " budget " iPhone for this year. Luckily, if you owned a previous iPhone that came with a wired dongle, you can still use that with the new Apple handsets.
John Ogu , Super Eagles midfielder, says he is happy to have captained the team in Tuesday's worldwide friendly against Liberia. Weah's son, Timothy, who plays for PSG, was capped by the United States of America last night in an worldwide friendly.
In a surprising saga filled with twists and turns, players will get even closer to Greek mythology and the First Civilization. Weekly and daily "contracts" will be handed out, and players will have to track down an epic mercenary or ship to defeat.
The US government accuses China of stealing intellectual property and forcing American companies to hand over valuable technology. China has tried without success to recruit Germany, France, South Korea and other governments as allies against Washington.
What this allows Apple to do is to collect a lot more data at higher accuracy and try to determine the scenario that you're in. The Apple Watch heart monitor will now do long-term cardiac monitoring, warning when your heart beats irregularly.
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There are simply too many users and too many posts to lay content moderation exclusively on the shoulders of human workers. To handle the task, the company has now designed a very sophisticated artificial intelligence which is known as Rosetta.
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Part of the Liparidae family, these snailfish look distinct from other deep sea creatures , albeit they're no less unusual . The Atacama trench or Peru-Chile trench is about 6,000 km long and, in some points, exceeds 8,000 meters in depth.
Blasts near girls' schools in Afghanistan kill teen
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A United source was quoted by the Sun , claiming that the striker would have a hard decision to make next summer. Everton were interested in signing Marcus Rashford from Manchester United in the summer transfer window.
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I am not disappointed with him. "Hopefully everything is going well and he can be back as soon as possible, like Dele". Pochettino men hoping to bounce back from 2-1 defeat in week four of Premier League before the worldwide break.
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One trusted computer model, the European simulation, predicted more than 45 inches (115 centimeters) in parts of North Carolina. Due to the storm's enormous size and power, it's been a recent - if not frightening - muse for astronaut photography .
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Mayor Joe Benson said the storm will batter the oceanside town through two high-tide periods. "We're a good community up there". Storm surge is why many of you have been placed under evacuation and we are asking citizens to please heed a warning .
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She said observers saw this trial as a test for Myanmar democracy and that "it is pretty clear that the test has failed". The Rohingya would stay in refugee camps until they return to Myanmar or are resettled in other countries, Haque said.