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
by Bill Castanier Bob Hope, the dean of overseas USO tours to entertain troops, was famous for deadpan jokes. A recent USO trip to Germany by eight cartoonists could have been grist for one of the late comedians patented gags,
By Michael Cavna Sitting expectantly at the taping of a late-night talk show, Bryan Brinkman was a near-anonymous New Yorker — literally just another face in the crowd. The 24-year-old cartoonist had a Web site and a day job, but