WOMEN
03/01/2013 10:25 am ET

Which Magazines Have The Most Obnoxious Ads?

It should come as no surprise that magazine ads aimed at men sometimes glorify violence, sexism, and/or general boorishness. But researchers decided to study exactly how boorish different magazines' ad pages were, and they found that in some magazines, over 90% of the ads endorsed beating people up, treating women badly, or other so-called "hyper-masculine" activities.

For a study published in the journal Sex Roles, Megan Vokey and her coauthors went through the ads in eight magazines, subjecting each ad to a checklist of questions. These included:

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