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  • Farewell to a former AAEC president

    The AAEC expresses its condolences to the family of Jack Jurden, the longtime editorial cartoonist for The Wilmington News-Journal. Jack died March 19, at age 88. Jack was the president of the AAEC from 1976-77, and was a popular figure for years at the conventions.  read more
    Published: Tue, Mar 24, 2015 10:15 PM  |  Author: AAEC
  • AAEC Mission Statement

    -To support the profession of editorial cartooning in the United States on all platforms. -To be an international leader in support of the human, civil, and artistic rights of editorial cartoonists around the world, and to stand with other international groups in support of the profession. -To be a national and international leader for free speech, the foundation of political cartooning. -To encourage and foster young editorial cartooning talent. -To provide a common meeting ground for editorial cartoonists each year to exchange views, meet socially, and showcase creative and technological innovation.  read more
    Published: Thu, Mar 19, 2015 05:37 PM  |  Author: AAEC
  • Zunar detained

    The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists strongly condemns the detention of the political cartoonist Zunar by the Malaysian authorities. Zunar and his wife have been the subject of continued harassment by police in Kuala Lumpur.   read more
    Published: Wed, Feb 11, 2015 04:00 PM  |  Author: AAEC
  • Sunshine Week

    Fellow cartoonists, -- This is from Anders Gyllenhaal, Vice President for News at McClatchy and a member of the ASNE Board of Directors. He’d like us to contribute cartoons about Sunshine Week, which is March 15-21. Please consider doing a cartoon for this important week. Thanks! – Jack  read more
    Published: Tue, Feb 3, 2015 10:28 PM  |  Author: AAEC
  • Condolences to the Menees family

    The AAEC community wishes to extend its profound condolences to Tim Menees and his wife, Kay. Their son, Timmy, died of complications from a head injury at age 40. Timmy was a big-hearted man who worked in the non-profit sector. Tim was the longtime editorial cartoonist for The Pittsburgh Press for decades, a great friend to all cartoonists, mainstay of the AAEC band the Toontones, and a truly multi-talented man.  read more
    Published: Tue, Jan 20, 2015 10:17 AM  |  Author: AAEC

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  • Ann Telnaes: Garry Trudeau is wrong

    A great piece by Washington Post cartoonist Ann Telnaes regarding recent comments made by Doonesbury cartoonist Garry Trudeau about the terror attack on the French publication Charlie Hebdo. Ann writes: Unfortunately, whether he meant it or not, some of Trudeau’s words sounded like the Charlie Hebdo cartoonists had it coming. This is a dangerous suggestion […]  read more
    Published: Tue, Apr 21, 2015   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Adam Zyglis wins 2015 Pulitzer Prize

    Today the Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning was announced. The winner this year goes to Adam Zyglis of the Buffalo News. You can see his cartoon entries over at Pulitzer.org. Adam has had a tremendous year. He was awarded the Aronson Award for Cartooning with a Conscience just last week. He was also the recipient […]  read more
    Published: Mon, Apr 20, 2015   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Steve Benson awarded National Headliner Award

    Arizona Republic editorial cartoonist Steve Benson is this year’s National Headliner Award winner for cartooning. The award is given by the Press Club of Atlantic City for journalism excellence. Adam Zyglis (Buffalo News) came in second place with Signe Wilkinson of the Philadelphia Daily News coming in third place.  read more
    Published: Fri, Apr 17, 2015   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Video: Michael Ramirez on editorial cartooning

    Investor’s Business Daily editorial cartoonist Michael Ramirez spoke at the Freedom Center’s 2015 West Coast Retreat in March. Here’s the video. The transcript has been posted on Front Page Mag Funny bit from Michael: The Pulitzer ceremony’s actually a noontime thing. It’s a luncheon. It’s at the Columbia campus library. So we pull up in […]  read more
    Published: Fri, Apr 17, 2015   |  Author: Alan Gardner
  • Video: Lars Vilks discusses free speech

    Cartoonist Lars Vilks speaks in Finland regarding the events in Europe and free speech.  read more
    Published: Thu, Apr 16, 2015   |  Author: Alan Gardner
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