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 of new blood doesn’t bode well for the industry’s future”
After the Guardian dumped Steve Bell, a Scotland paper asks if there is room for the “rude art” in a time of political sensitivity.
2) “The pen is mightier than the sword so political cartoons are needed more than ever before” https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/18607841.big-read-pen-mightier-sword-political-cartoons-needed-ever/