Jack Ohman, of The Oregonian, is this year's recipient of the RFK Journalism Award for Cartooning. In citing his work, the judges stated: “Ohman's cartoons tackle a range of difficult topics including poverty and unemployment in Oregon, the practice of
Jake Thompson, a junior in advertising at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, is this year’s winner of the AAEC/John Locher Memorial Award. According to Thompson, even though he has always enjoyed comics, in particular the work of Bill
In a recent article on The Huffington Post, editor-turned-freelance writer Jason Notte said: “If newspaper’s death knell is ringing, editorial cartoonists are pulling the rope.” Ignoring the fact that his chest-thumping piece, “Ten Features that Are Dying with your Newspaper,”
By Alan Gardner Lee Judge, editorial cartoonist for the Kansas City Star, is this year’s winner of the John Fischetti award for excellence in editorial cartooning. The winning cartoon shows a soldier’s helmet perched on a rifle with the caption
[After the latest rounds of layoffs at the Memphis Commercial Appeal, the city’s alt-weekly, Memphis Flyer, published a hard-hitting look at the current condition of the daily paper — an article that left CA editor Chris Peck rather publicly upset.
By Belinda A. Aquino Today, the late Corky Trinidad would have reached the age of 70, and as far as we know, he never missed a deadline. Family, friends, colleagues and admirers have chosen this day to begin a campaign
By Michael Cavna The Seattle Post-Intelligencer's editorial cartoonist, David Horsey, is better situated than most of his newsroom colleagues — as well as many newspaper cartoonists. Largely because of the structure of Horsey's employment setup, the two-time Pulitzer winner knows
In April, The Ohio State University received a gift of $1 million from Jean Schulz, the widow of Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz, to support the renovation of Sullivant Hall, the future home of the new Cartoon Library and Museum.
If memory serves me, this was the 7th annual trek to Sick Kids, aka Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children. My wife Dawn is the dynamo behind the scenes, emailing, faxing, phoning, goading and reminding all those talented cartoonists who live
By Dennis Myers Jefferson High School in Portland, Ore., was built in 1909, and recently a clean up of its storage room turned up several dozen pieces of art, many of them by New Deal-era artists like Otis Oldfield and