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Septembr 20-23, 2018
Sacramento, CA

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  • Steve Kelley hired by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has hired Steve Kelley as its new full-time editorial cartoonist. Kelley will be joining the staff of the Pennsylvania paper beginning Nov. 4, drawing five cartoons a week. In a brief phone interview, the cartoonist talked about the opportunity. "I'm just thankful to have another gig," said Kelley, who thought he might never have another staff job after being laid off from the New Orleans Times-Picayune in 2012. "I like a newsroom. I like the pulse — that matters to me." Kelley, a rare conservative voice in the editorial cartooning field, follows long-time Pittsburgh cartoonist Rob Rogers....  read more
    Published: Mon, Oct 22, 2018 02:11 PM  |  Author: AAEC
  • Cartoonist Zunar discusses attacks on journalists

    An in-depth interview with Malaysian political cartoonist Zunar. The outspoken critic was recently cleared of trumped-up charges from an oppressive regime that might've landed him in prison. Zunar, who was also a recent guest of the AAEC at their convention, talks about the attacks on journalists around the globe. https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2018/10/17/one-on-one-with-zunar-artist-and-free-speech-advocate/  read more
    Published: Fri, Oct 19, 2018 09:00 AM  |  Author: AAEC
  • A cartoonist on what you can learn from the failure of Sears

    Cartoonist Marshall Ramsey talks Sears, battleships, editorial cartooning and surviving disruption. https://www.clarionledger.com/story/opinion/2018/10/17/marshall-ramsey-lesson-survival-sears-battle-stay-afloat/1672465002/  read more
    Published: Thu, Oct 18, 2018 11:40 AM  |  Author: AAEC
  • Ed Hall talks about cartooning and cancer

    Nuthin' like a deadline to get you motivated, right? https://folioweekly.com/stories/worth-a-thousand-words,20677  read more
    Published: Thu, Oct 18, 2018 11:15 AM  |  Author: AAEC
  • How you can help after the hurricane

    Georgia editorial cartoonist @AUG_RickMcKee talks about growing up in Mexico Beach, the devastation of #HurricaneMicheal, and how you can help people in the Panhandle struggling in the aftermath. https://www.augustachronicle.com/opinion/20181016/editorial-losing-your-place  read more
    Published: Thu, Oct 18, 2018 11:11 AM  |  Author: AAEC

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  • Star-Telegram Apologizes for Rick McKee Cartoon – updated

    “This cartoon serves no purpose aside from spreading xenophobic rhetoric and ideas.” “Slander, racism, blatant misogyny and ignorance — all neatly wrapped in one cartoon.”   “It reflects a sick, bigoted, racist, sexist mindset.” “The cartoon was appalling and offensive.”     Reader response to a political cartoon by Rick McKee, as published in the […]  read more
    Published: Tue, Oct 23, 2018   |  Author: D. D. Degg
  • Steve Kelley is New Post-Gazette Ed-Op Cartoonist

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Publisher and Editor-in-Chief John Robinson Block has announced the appointment of Steve Kelley as the Post-Gazette’s new editorial cartoonist. Said Mr. Block: “Since my grandfather acquired the Post-Gazette in 1923, cartooning has been a hallowed tradition of this newspaper. It is with great pride and pleasure that I welcome Steve Kelley. I am […]  read more
    Published: Sun, Oct 21, 2018   |  Author: D. D. Degg
  • Stan Mack’s Comic Strip Letter to the Editor

    Cartoonist Stan Mack responded to a New York Times piece with an illustrated letter of comment or, as the N. Y. Times is calling it, a “comic strip to the editor.”    read more
    Published: Sat, Oct 20, 2018   |  Author: D. D. Degg
  • Shaming the Shameless

    For the month leading into the US midterm elections the School of Visual Arts is hosting “Art as Witness: Political Graphics 2016 – 18,” an exhibition of over 200 satirical and politically charged illustrations, cartoons and animations from 53 artists. Ann Quito, for Quartz, reviews the exhibit. As the illustrator Victor Juhasz writes in the exhibition catalogue: […]  read more
    Published: Sat, Oct 20, 2018   |  Author: D. D. Degg
  • Cartoon Yahtzee – Why Does One Go Viral?

    The past month has seen a number of editorial cartoons showing Lady Justice being assaulted by The Ruling Party.               But one from Canada “went viral.” Bruce MacKinnon’s cartoon shows a blindfolded Lady Justice being held down on a bed by Republican hands with her mouth covered.   The […]  read more
    Published: Fri, Oct 12, 2018   |  Author: D. D. Degg

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