Thursday, June 22, 2017

Why Newspapers Need to Invest More in Political Cartoons

Rob Tornoe in Editor & Publisher.


After an era marked by downsizing and low morale, many newspapers are experiencing a rebirth of their journalistic vigor thanks to the campaign and subsequent election of Donald Trump as president.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Sunday Times and Gerald Scarfe part ways

From The Times.




Today, after a remarkable 50 years, we say goodbye to Gerald Scarfe. For half a century his superb weekly Sunday Times cartoons have lacerated generations of British political leaders from Harold Wilson to Theresa May. 

Monday, June 19, 2017

50 years of Aislin

Every Monday in 2017, the Montreal Gazette features an Aislin cartoon drawn over the past 50 years, with a backstory for each.

 This drawing of a Tanzanian grandmother with a child whose parents had died of AIDS was drawn in 2006.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Create the National Portrait Gallery of Canada

From Change Org.






There are strong rumours that Justin Trudeau will NOT allow the former U.S. Embassy across from Parliament Hill to be used for the creation of a long-recommended National Portrait Gallery of Canada but will use it instead for political purposes.

PLEASE show your support for creating such a gallery NOW before it is too late!

Friday, June 16, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Carl Giles Cartoon Exhibition

From Eventbrite.


The Political Cartoon Gallery will be presenting an exhibition of Carl Giles’s original cartoons, to be opened by Alan Frame, a former editor of the Daily Express on Tuesday 4 July.