The new edition of Columbia Journalism Review is out, and newly-retired cartoonist Matt Bors has a timely (and trenchant) piece on the state of editorial cartooning.
Spoiler alert: it’s not good.
“It turned out I wasn’t the future of editorial cartoons; I was one of the last people making a go at it,” he writes in the introduction.
Part eulogy, part history lesson, part career review, Bor’s look at the (latest in a long line of articles on the) death of political cartooning doesn’t hold back. Read the whole thing here: https://www.cjr.org/special_report/back_to_the_drawing_board_death_of_political_cartooning.php