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March 11, 2020- The annual “holiday” shines a light on the First Amendment and the right of journalists to challenge government officials keeping what should be open information hidden from the public. (Think of it as Christmas morning for reporters.) As they do every year, Sunshine Week organizers are seeking editorial cartoons to...


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March 6, 2020- As you might imagine given recent events, the Canadian cartoonists and their American counterparts have been following the coronavirus story closely, and the impact it might have on this year’s confab. At this point we are 10 weeks out from the gathering in Ottawa, and one month from the hotel and registration deadline. That’s...


CALL FOR ENTRIES: The 2020 Rex Babin Memorial Award for Excellence in Local Cartooning | Post

February 14, 2020- Wow, where does the time go? It seems like we just gave this award to Baltimore’s KAL Kallaugher… oh wait, we did. Due to the schedule change of this year’s AAEC Convention (moving the date up to the Spring so we can team-up with the Canadians), it has been decided...


Merry Impeachment Day, everyone! | Post

January 21, 2020- And a Happy Impeachment Day to all. The Daily Cartoonist has been looking back at how editorial cartoonists took on previous targets of impeachment, and the parallels between Nixon, Clinton and Trump. First up: the phenomenal Jules Feiffer. http://www.dailycartoonist.com/index.php/2020/01/19/feiffer-on-nixon-in-the-trump-era/ How did editorial cartoonists see previous violators of the Constitution? ComicDC’s Mike...


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November 1, 2019- The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists quietly launched its new site on Friday, Nov. 1. The update, which keeps the same address, replaces a stalwart site that has been running since 2005 (which is like, what, a million years in internet time?) The new site is still under construction—we’re still...


Rob Rogers fired: A statement from the Association of American Cartoonists | Post

June 15, 2018- Management of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette just demonstrated disdain for their readership and lack of concern about declining circulation by firing their cartoonist of twenty five years, Rob Rogers. Rogers is one of the best in the country and his cartoons have been a wildly popular feature of the Post-Gazette. Readers...


LAST CALL — Final week to submit entries for the Rex Babin Award | Post

August 13, 2018- The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists is once again looking for the best in local cartooning. The "Rex Babin Memorial Award for Excellence in Local Cartooning," named after the late Sacramento artist, focuses exclusively on state and local commentary, an issue near and dear to Babin during his lifetime. This year's...


BREAKING: National Press Club adds an evening with Rob Rogers | Post

July 17, 2018- The National Press Club has just added an evening with Rob Rogers this Thursday, July 19, 6-8pm. Tickets are free so you know they're going to go fast. https://www.press.org/events/banned-pittsburgh-conversation-cartoonist-rob-rogers#tickets "Rogers will be talking with Ann Telnaes, award-winning cartoonist at the Washington Post. Join us 6-8:00 p.m. Thursday, July 19, in...


 
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