Here are two pieces for your Tea Time Reading. Both look at challenges facing cartoonists in the 21st century and ask “is there a future?” #1) “Why does no one want to be a cartoonist any more? — The lack
The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum (aka the CLAM) launches their first online exhibit. Ok, technically they are relaunching the 2017 show “Tales from the Vault: 40 Stores/40 Years” online, but if you missed it then, it’s new to
Update: On Tuesday, July 21, Clay Jones tweeted: “Account restored. @Teespring folded. It was explained [to me] their system isn’t ‘sophisticated enough to pick-up on political commentary,’ though it was a human being who told me of the violations last
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
As the tally of newspapers have contracted over time, state and regional contests have also disappeared. But the Green Eyeshade Award proudly carries on, and this year celebrates its 70th year. Chosen by the southern wing of the Society of
Clay Bennett won this year’s Sigma Delta Chi award from the Society of Professional Journalism. Bennett won in the category for papers of circulation of 100,000+ (And congrats too to Alexander Hunter of the Washington Times for winning in the
Nominations for the CRNI 2020 Robert Russell Courage in Cartooning Award have been open for a couple of weeks; let us know who you think deserves recognition for bravery despite threats to their human rights in the last twelve months.
Student cartoonist Alexandra Bowman has put out an open call for contributors to a comedy webshow out of Georgetown University. “Are you a college student interested in working in political satire, video production, and/or comedy writing? The Hilltop Show is
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.
In the wake of the global pandemic, journalist and human rights groups are sounding the alarm and issuing the most dire warnings about cartoonists’ security and freedom since the Charlie Hebdo attack over five years ago. Cartoonists Rights Network International has