Thursday, April 26, 2018

14 Cumhuriyet staff emprisoned on terrorism charges

From Reuters.


Turkish cartoonist Musa Kart, along with 13 others, was sentenced to jail today, the culmination of a long sham trial resulting from a crackdown on political opponents by Turkish dictator Recep Tayyip Erdogan in response to a failed coup attempt in November of 2016.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Clay Bennett receives the Sigma Delta Chi award

From the Chattanooga Times Free Press.


Clay Bennett, editorial cartoonist for the Chattanooga Times Free Press, received yesterday the Sigma Delta Chi award for editorial cartooning (in a newspaper with a circulation above 100 000 copies).

The Sigma Delta Chi awards are awarded by the Society of Professional Journalism and recognize exceptional professional journalism produced in 2017.

Walt Handelsman receives the Sigma Delta Chi award

From The Advocate.


Walt Handelsman, editorial cartoonist for the New Orleans Advocate, received yesterday the Sigma Delta Chi award for editorial cartooning (in a newspaper with a circulation below 100 000 copies).

The Sigma Delta Chi awards are awarded by the Society of Professional Journalism and recognize exceptional professional journalism produced in 2017.

Monday, April 23, 2018

The 2018 Doug Wright Awards Nominations

From the Toronto Comic Arts Festival.


The nominations for the 2018 Doug Wright Awards for Canadian Cartooning have been unveiled and this year’s winners will be announced at a gala ceremony at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival on May 12.

Here are the nominees:

Saturday, April 21, 2018

A new logo for the AAEC

From the AAEC website.

FINAL AAEC raster large


The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists launches a new icon, updating its venerable ink bottle for the digital age