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  • The Nib, it moves!

    The Nib has launched an animated series of political cartoons, with new episodes appearing every Thursday. https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=xT4IccObnmc "We have ten weeks on animated shorts coming this summer that we've been working on," said Nib founder Matt Bors, "with political cartoonists you'll recognize: Jen Sorensen, Keith Knight, Emily Flake, Matt Lubchansky, Joey Sayers, Brian McFadden and others." The Nib series is produced in conjunction with First Look Media's in-house entertainment studio Topic, with animation by Augenblick Studios!  read more
    Published: Thu, Jun 22, 2017 05:56 PM  |  Author: AAEC
  • Tim Campbell picked up by WaPo Syndicate

    A big congrats to editorial cartoonist Tim Campbell! According to a press release, Campbell will be joining the Washington Post News Service and Syndicate in early July. For the past 11 years he has been the editorial cartoonist for Current Publishing which produces 6 weekly newspapers covering the towns of Carmel, Fishers, Geist, Noblesville, Westfield and Zionsville just north of Indianapolis. Tim has won multiple journalism awards in the state of Indiana and looks forward to the opportunity and challenges of syndication with the Washington Post.  read more
    Published: Wed, Jun 21, 2017 12:03 PM  |  Author: AAEC
  • "I used to be a political cartoonist. Here's what you should know about satirizing political assassinations"

    Tim Kreider makes the case for why cartoonists, artists and entertainers should never apologize for crossing the line. http://theweek.com/articles/705828/used-political-cartoonist-heres-what-should-know-about-satirizing-political-assassinations  read more
    Published: Wed, Jun 21, 2017 11:52 AM  |  Author: AAEC
  • E&P: Why online sites should be hiring more cartoonists

    Editor & Publisher takes a long hard look at the divide between cartoonists and online news outlets: Why, E&P asks, when political cartoons are more popular than ever are editors not taking advantage of this for their news sites? http://www.editorandpublisher.com/columns/digital-publishing-why-newspapers-need-to-invest-more-in-political-cartoons/  read more
    Published: Wed, Jun 21, 2017 11:05 AM  |  Author: AAEC
  • BOOK DROP: New titles by local cartoonists

    Two local editorial cartoonists, an increasingly rare breed in today's news world, have recently published collections of their work. Ricky Nobile announced the release of his first book, "Home Grown, Home Drawn! 45 Years of Mississippi Editorial Cartoons," a sampler from Nobile's career of covering state politics. Starting at the The Bolivar Commercial in 1971, Nobile went on to provide two cartoons a week to over 35 newspapers statewide, and day, Nobile draws four cartoons a week for his syndicate, The Mississippi Business Journal and The Hattiesburg Post. Home Grown, Home Drawn! collects 130 of Nobile's best Mississippi cartoons and...  read more
    Published: Tue, Jun 20, 2017 11:36 AM  |  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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