Tuesday, April 30, 2019

"Expresso" Defends Controversial Cartoon

From Expresso.

The direction of Expresso clarifies its' position in the face of issues raised nationally and internationally by the publication of a cartoon by António in the April 19 edition of Expresso.

Monday, April 29, 2019

Editorial cartoonist Musa Kart returns to prison

From the Cartooning for Peace website.

It is with great anger and sadness that Cartooning for Peace has learned that Turkish cartoonist Musa Kart, and some of his former colleagues from the newspaper Cumhuriyet, returned to Kandira prison to serve their sentences.

They surrendered to police to avoid being taken by force.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Women Cartoonists International Award – 2019

From United Sketches.

After months working on the concept and wonderful exchanges with Ann Telnaes, Marilena Nardi and Anne Derenne, United Sketches is honored to announce the very first International award dedicated exclusively to Women cartoonists.

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Winners of the Euro-Kartoenale 2019

From the ECC website.

Agim Sulaj (Italy)

The Berlin Wall fell exactly 30 years ago and today we see new boundaries erected all over the world.

This inspired the theme for the 22nd edition of the Euro-kartoenale Kruishoutem: ‘The Wall - in all its forms’.

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Front Line: Editorial Cartoonists and the First Amendment

Pillars, Jimmy Margulies, August 16, 2018.

What do current debates about social media, trigger warnings, fake news, and libel have to do with the First Amendment and editorial cartoonists?

"Drawing Blood: Comics and Medicine" Exhibition

From the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum.

Rx: A Graphic Memoir by Rachel Lindsay, 2018
Drawing Blood: Comics and Medicine, curated by Professor Jared Gardner opens this Saturday, April 20th at The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum.

Friday, April 19, 2019

BICLM becomes Ohio's first historic journalism site

From the Ohio State University Libraries website.

The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum (BICLM) has been recognized as the first Ohio historic journalism site selected by the Society of Professional Journalists, Central Ohio Professional Chapter (SPJ) and the E. W. Scripps School of Journalism.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

The Notre-Dame fire in cartoons

Niels Bo Bojesen, Denmark

The fire that struck Notre Dame Cathedral inspired artists from around the world.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Monday, April 15, 2019

Dwane Powell 1944-2019

From The News & Observer.

Retired News & Observer editorial cartoonist Dwane Powell, whose drawings summarized and satirized decades of North Carolina political debates and decisions with humanity and humor, died Sunday night.

Saturday, April 13, 2019

World Press Photo 2019 - Winners

On the Artsy website.

Photo of the Year

Crying Girl on the Border, John Moore, Getty Images

For 62 years, World Press Photo’s independent jury has recognized the photojournalists who best capture critical events around the globe.

Friday, April 12, 2019

US Supreme Court Will Hear Ted Rall's Anti-SLAPP Case

From the AAEC website.

Cartoonist Ted Rall is one step closer to getting his day in court: the California Supreme Court has granted his Petition for Review in his anti-SLAPP lawsuit against the Los Angeles Times

Rall had been attempting to sue the newspaper for wrongful dismissal and defamation, after he was fired as a contributor by the newspaper in 2015. 

Monday, April 8, 2019

I wish I'd drawn... (51)

...these wonderful cartoons by The Toronto Star cartoonist Theo Moudakis.

Premier Doug Ford* is risking getting into hot water with Ontarians by ordering a redo of the “three men in a hot tub” trillium logo.

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Friday, April 5, 2019

Cartoonists Rights Wins 2019 Freedom of Expression Campaigning Award

From Index on Censorship.

Winner of the 2019 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Campaigning Award, Cartoonists Rights Network International monitors threats and abuses against editorial cartoonists worldwide.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Steve Benson finds a new home at the Arizona Mirror

From the Arizona Mirror website.

Did you see Steve Benson’s cartoon today?

Since late January, the answer to that question for Arizonans who grew up with his daily skewering of the powerful on the editorial pages of The Arizona Republic was, sadly, “No,” because Benson was laid off by Gannett, the Republic’s parent company.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Facebook deletes a Clay Bennett anti-hate group cartoon

From the AAEC website.

On March 28, Facebook summarily deleted a week-old editorial cartoon by PulitzerPrize-winning political cartoonist Clay Bennett, and then warned him his complaint about the deletion had violated the site's community standards & deleted that.