Daily Mail accuses Evans Cycles of 'publicity stunt' for ads blacklist

The newspaper branded the decision to block ads on the Daily Mail, Sun and Daily Express a 'publicity stunt'

Evans Cycles (Alamy Stock Photo)

(Image credit: Alamy Stock Photo)

Evans Cycles has been accused of pulling a 'publicity stunt' for blacklisting the Daily Mail, Sun and Daily Express from their ads lists.

The retailer was asked to consider its ad placements via Twitter, and pointed in the direction of the 'Stop Funding Hate' campaign which was set up to ‘take on the divisive hate campaigns of the Sun, Daily Mail and Daily Express’.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.