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Object lesson: How (and how NOT) to use Nazis imagery in a cartoon | Post

July 10, 2020- Two events over the past two weeks showed the two sides of using Nazis imagery in editorial cartoons. A cartoon by Peter Evans in the Islander News which included Trump wearing a swastika armband drew reader complaints—but also a stalwart defense of the cartoonist and the cartoon by the newspaper’s...


Shorter WaPo: Are newspaper editors cowards? | Post

June 23, 2020- Michael Cavna sums up a rough fortnight for political cartoonists and newspaper editors, and asks an important question: What if publishers decide it’s too much trouble to do their damn job?   https://www.washingtonpost.com/arts-entertainment/2020/06/23/political-cartoons-racist-small-newspapers/ “In my mind, editorial cartoons are expendable. None of them are produced by our staff, and rarely...


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June 26, 2020- Don’t have time to read Moby-Dick? Given up on ever finishing War and Peace? No problem! “Long Story Short” is due to drop in July. The high-concept tome, by the low-brow Mr. Fish & Friends, boils classic novels down to a single panel cartoon. Most of the entries are by...


 
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