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  • Cartoon Contests

    You may be a winner… if you enter! Click links below for more information. Want to add others to the list? Send cartoon contests list additions to: editorialcartoonists@gmail.com – Subject: Cartoon Contests Clifford K. & James T. Berryman Award for Editorial Cartoons Herblock International Editorial Cartoon Competition Mark of Excellence Awards National Headliner Awards (email info@headlinerawards.org) Pulitzer Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award Sigma Delta Chi Award Sunshine Week The Grambs Aronson Award for Cartooning with a Conscience The Thomas Nast Award The John Locher Memorial Award  read more
    Published: Sat, Mar 11, 2017 02:52 PM  |  Author: AAEC
  • Sunshine Week Starts March 12, 2017

    For more information on how to participate in this important initiative to promote open government and access to information go to http://asne.org/blog_home.asp?Display=2197  read more
    Published: Fri, Mar 10, 2017 11:02 AM  |  Author: AAEC
  • Statement in Support of Freedom of the Press

    The AAEC, along with more than 80 committed to the First Amendment right of freedom of speech and the press, condemn efforts by the Trump administration to demonize the media and undermine its ability to inform the public about official actions and policies. In a joint statement released today, the groups stress that the administration’s attacks on the press pose a threat to American democracy. Read the full statement here: http://ncac.org/blog/ncac-over-80-other-free-speech-press-groups-call-presidents-attacks-on-the-media-a-threat-to-democracy  read more
    Published: Fri, Mar 3, 2017 11:29 AM  |  Author: AAEC
  • John Locher Memorial Award 2017 Contest is Now Open!

    The 2017 Locher Award is Now Open! The John Locher Memorial Award is a contest for aspiring cartoonists, ages 18-25, whose work demonstrates both clear opinions and strong artistry on political and social topics. Single panel, multi-panel, and animated editorial cartoons and comics will be accepted. Both students and non-students are eligible to submit. The prestigious award includes a $1,000 cash prize and an all-expense-paid trip to the annual convention of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists. There is no application fee. Entries are currently being accepted and should be submitted online through this form by 11:59 p.m., April 15....  read more
    Published: Tue, Feb 21, 2017 09:59 AM  |  Author: AAEC
  • AAEC Statement on Daily Bruin Cartoon Controversy

    To the editors: The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists stands behind the Daily Bruin for publishing the February 13th cartoon about Israeli settlements. However, we protest its subsequent decision to pull the cartoon and apologize for having run it. The imagery your cartoonist, Felipe Abejon, used was well within the traditions of editorial cartooning in the United States. American cartoonists drawing about the activities of religious groups have often depicted members of those groups betraying the tenets of their faiths. Cartoonists have drawn cartoons with Jesus dragging an electric chair up Calvary Hill to protest the death penalty. To protest...  read more
    Published: Fri, Feb 17, 2017 03:03 PM  |  Author: AAEC

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  • John Locher Award expanded to graphic journalists, web cartoonists

    The John Locher Award has a new website and an expanded criteria for eligibility that includes graphic journalists and web cartoonists. Application for the award is now free.  For full eligibility details, visit the new site. Entry deadline is April 15.  read more
    Published: Thu, Feb 18, 2016   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Matt Bors’ The Nib lands at First Look Media

    A nice development for Matt Bors’ The Nib. First Look Media today announced that they have partnered with award winning cartoonist Matt Bors on his irreverent comics publication, The Nib. Formerly part of the online platform Medium, The Nib will re-launch this summer through First Look Media as an independent daily publication and online newsletter. […]  read more
    Published: Thu, Feb 11, 2016   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Egyptian cartoonist arrested for running website without a license

    From the New York Times: An Egyptian cartoonist, whose work is occasionally critical of government figures, was arrested in the capital, Cairo, on Sunday and charged with running a webpage without a license, the country’s Interior Ministry said in a statement. The arrest of Islam Gaweesh appears to be part of an intensified clampdown on […]  read more
    Published: Mon, Feb 1, 2016   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Peter Dunlap-Shohl publishes graphic novel about living with Parkinson”s disease

    Former Anchorage Daily News editorial cartoonist Peter Dunlap-Shohl has published a new graphic novel entitled “My Degeneration: A Journey Through Parkinson’s.” From the Anchorage Daily News: When Peter Dunlap-Shohl, the former editorial cartoonist for the Anchorage Daily News, received a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease at age 43, he saw his whole world collapsing. Thirteen years later, […]  read more
    Published: Fri, Jan 15, 2016   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Ann Telnaes and Signe Wilkinson appear on C-SPAN to discuss free speech after Charlie Hebdo anniversary

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    Published: Sun, Jan 10, 2016   |  Author: Alan Gardner

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