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  US Cartoonists Under Pressure to Follow the Patriotic Line
Nine months after the attacks of 11 September, leading American political cartoonists say they are under intense pressure to conform to a patriotic stereotype and not criticize the actions of Mr Bush and his "war on terror".
Now cartoonists, often the most biting political commentators of all, say they are feeling the same pressures.
Many cartoonists say that for the first few days after the attacks, their natural reaction was to produce work that expressed little more than shock, outrage and anger.
www.commondreams.org /headlines02/0623-02.htm   (860 words)

  Cartoonist - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A cartoonist traditionally sketches the picture out roughly in pencil first, before going over the sketches in fl ink, using either brushes or metal nibbed pens.
Cartoonists whose work is intended for online publication increasingly work in digital media.
When a consistent artistic style is wanted among different cartoonists (such as Archie Comics), character model sheets may be used as reference.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cartoonist   (255 words)

 It's High Noon for Cartoonists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
While cartoonists are not subject to the kinds or political or thuggery pressures found in some other countries, it's just human nature for some people to criticize (cartoonists) and some people to be offended by the criticism (the subjects of the more barbed cartoons).
Cartoonists are easy targets as cartoons can be interpreted in so many ways, and because the cartoon is such an attractive lone target sitting all alone in the center of the editorial page.
Defending the reporter or cartoonist is probably the rule, but the items making the wire service stories about these issues usually involve an editor apologizing for a cartoon, or making some subservient statement about the newspaper making a mistake in publishing the cartoon, or some such story.
www.libertad-prensa.org /russell-eng.html   (1383 words)

 AAEC - Today's Political Cartoons
As part of the 50th Anniversary of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists, we are publishing a special limited-edition book celebrating the AAEC and its cartoonists.
The marriage was performed by cartoonist Ted Rall (A Massachusetts law allows a close friend or family member to legally perform marriages with a special one-day designation).
This is only the second time two cartoonists have been married by a third cartoonist.
www.editorialcartoonists.com   (643 words)

 Cartoonists License :: Target article
Gorrell glorifies cartoonists as "the heavy artillery of journalism," adding that, "given the daily saturation of his brain with our images, the reader's perception of issues will invariably be colored by the characterizations we offer." I dispute this.
The cartoonist's role is not so much to instruct his audience, or illuminate the Truth, as it is to simply take an honest stand and present it vehemently enough so that it must be confronted.
Although a cartoonist is justified in occasionally climbing down from the pulpit and humorously remarking on some aspect of everyday life, editorial cartoons should be more than simply amusing.
ignatz.brinkster.net /clicense.html   (919 words)

 In focus: Daryl Cagle's Professional Cartoonists Index
When cartoonist Daryl Cagle put what he called a “vanity page” up on the Web some ten years back, he probably had no idea it would morph into one of the best-known editorial cartoon archives on the Internet.
Coaxing fellow cartoonists to post their work online in the mid-90s and shunning the notion that only vain amateur artists utilized the Web, Daryl Cagle’s Professional Cartoonists Index was born.
Now, with a host of cartoonists from across the nation and the far reaches of the globe, Cagle’s artist army has expanded from its humble origins, and his cartoonist syndicate brings opinionated glee to hundreds of US-based newspapers.
www.ojr.org /ojr/blog/People/759   (486 words)

 The Top 13 Editorial and Political Cartoonists of the 20th Century   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The cartoonists I anoint in the next paragraphs are those who were most influential on the profession.
The numbering puts the cartoonists in chronological (that is, historical) order; it does not indicate their relative standing or merit.
He became thereby one of the first editorial cartoonists to be nationally distributed - and famous from coast to coast - but he did it from the middle of Iowa.
www.planetcartoonist.com /editorial/state_top13editorial.shtml   (2674 words)

 Cartoonists Discuss C&H Size :: The Gloves Come Off
Amend said cartoonists often see the top row of their Sunday comics lopped off, their panels arranged in various configurations, and their strips as a whole reduced in size.
Amend added that cartoonists have to make sure all their art and dialogue can withstand extensive shrinkage, which can lead to simplified and mediocre efforts.
The TMS cartoonist said any cartoonist would like to have more space after "you put your heart into" creating a strip, so he understands where Watterson is coming from.
ignatz.brinkster.net /cdiscuss.html   (1975 words)

 Political Cartoonists Meet in Iowa
Some cartoonists say Bush, the son of a former president, would be easier to caricature than Vice President Al Gore, the Democratic candidate.
Though their comments are lighthearted, some of the nation's leading editorial cartoonists are gathering at the University of Iowa for a symposium, called "Drawing the Line: Political Cartooning Under Pressure," which ends today.
Political cartoonists say their goal each day is to promote thought, reaction and debate.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/aponline/19991016/aponline013016_000.htm   (592 words)

 Cartoonists and Animators   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Cartoonists create images for various formats, including films, newspaper editorials, and comic strips.
Some cartoonists use original ideas and others use current news events to inspire their drawings.
Separate outlook information is not available for cartoonists and animators.
www.learnmoreindiana.org /utils/Survey.cgi/Continue?redirect=/careers/career_profiles/100266.xml   (146 words)

 Australian Cartoonists' Association Web Forum :: Index
Cartoonists share experiences and knowledge on legal precedents arising from published cartoons, infringements, complaints and other contentious issues.
Cartoonists discuss overseas reactions to cartoonists and their work and limitations to freedoms of speech, opinion and beliefs.
Cartoonists are invited to discuss Mac issues, tips and advice.
www.abwac.org.au /barney/index.php   (174 words)

 19th Century Ireland and the Cartoonists by Roy Douglas
Nobody believes for a moment that his drawings are intended to represent a literal report of what has happened, and he is virtually immune from the laws of libel.
Yet the cartoonist throws some very useful sidelights, not only on the events and attitudes which he satirises, but also on the assumptions and prejudices of the cartoonist himself and of the people for whom he designs the cartoon.
In many cases the cartoonist evidently hopes to influence future attitudes and actions, and in that sense he is sometimes a significant contributor to the historical process.
www.politicalcartoon.co.uk /html/history7.html   (1386 words)

 NPR : Cartoonists Sharpen Pencils for 2004 Campaign
Morning Edition, July 16, 2004 · The presidential campaigns are in full swing even as Democrats and Republicans head into their nominating conventions.
All this is great news for America's political cartoonists.
Cartoonists love to exaggerate the features of their favorite subjects and John Edwards, Democrat John Kerry's running mate, is no exception.
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=3410060   (348 words)

 Career: Cartoonists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
(It's interesting to note that most of these cats were always shown with a bird or mouse enemy!) Created by different cartoonists over the years, the cats are memorable for their personalities, signature lines, and in the case of Si and Am, their singing ("We are Siamese if you please").
Cartoonists discuss their ideas with editors or producers.
Cartoonists create color and shape patterns to create mood and dramatic effects.
www.iseek.org /sv/13000.jsp?id=100266   (274 words)

 Cartoonists Links
Boondocksnet is an overview of the history of political cartoonists with articles and cartoons.
The course is taught by David Banks, an experienced and talented cartoonist with over 15 years in freelance publication.
The website contains much information on world-famous cartoonists and their art, a schedule of up-coming exhibitions and advice on how to be a cartoonist.
www.suite101.com /links.cfm/cartoonists   (1316 words)

 Poynter Online - Joel Pett / Cartoonists and the Iraq War
Being an editorial cartoonist is not much different than being an editorial columnist.
Unlike a columnist -- who has a column of text with which to convey his or her thoughts -- the cartoonist tries to communicate with a few words and a visual image.
We are inviting cartoonists from around the world to answer three questions about the creative process.
www.poynter.org /content/content_view.asp?id=26846   (693 words)

 US cartoonists under pressure to follow the patriotic line
So cartoonists should feel free to publicly ridicule the President and America, but Presidents and publishers are not free to respond, lest they inhibit the free feeling of cartoonists.
What's happening is that management has put the screws on because a mistep may cost them dearly in circulation, and for the first time liberal cartoonists are having their work questioned by liberal editors.
As in Britain, America has a long tradition of editorial page cartoonists who use their skills to analyse, question and often ridicule their political leaders in a manner usually far more scathing than that of most writers.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/news/704403/posts   (2564 words)

 Australian Cartoonists' Association
The ACA is the world's oldest cartoonist organisation, formally the
Full Membership is reserved exclusively for cartoonists working professionally in their chosen career.
The NCS is the world's largest cartoonist organisation based in the United States.
www.abwac.org.au   (226 words)

 Morrie Turner, A Salute to Pioneering Cartoonists of Color
It was at the age of 14, when I made that clear conscious decision that I wanted to be a cartoonist.
Of all the empty responses and suggestions to try another career, there was one letter that made the biggest impact on my life in cartooning- simply because the letter was hand written.
My work today as a social commentary (editorial) cartoonists is a result as childhood influence from comics of the National Cartoonist Society's Brotherhood Award winner, and Cartoonist of Color, Morrie Turner.
www.clstoons.com /paoc/morrie.htm   (1162 words)

 EditorialCartoonists.com, Editorial Cartoonists (AAEC - The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists)
Kirk spent eight years as staff cartoonist for the St. Paul Pioneer Press, and his work has been published in over 150 books, seen on ABC's Nightline and The CBS Evening News, and sought for national exhibitions.
Nate Beeler is the editorial cartoonist for The Washington Examiner.
Served as editorial cartoonist for his college paper and managing editor of the alternative student newspaper while attending the University of North Alabama.
editorialcartoonists.com /cartoonist   (904 words)

 SitNews - Cartoonists Bash the New Pope by Daryl Cagle
As a defender of conservative church doctrine, he was labeled as Pope John Paul II's "rottweiler." Cartoonists have seized on these images, portraying the pope as a snarling dog, and putting him in the role of the Fuhrer, reviewing troops of goose-stepping sheep or Cardinals.
Cartoonists call the trend to opinionless cartoons "Newsweekization," as Newsweek Magazine is notorious for showcasing funny, pointless, inoffensive cartoons.
He is a past president of the National Cartoonists Society and his cartoons are syndicated to over eight hundred newspapers, including this publication you are reading.
www.sitnews.us /Cagle/042605_daryl_cagle.html   (592 words)

 Category:Cartoonists - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This category lists cartoonists who primarily produce either single panel editorial cartoons or gag cartoons.
For cartoonists who work mainly in comic strips, please see Category:Comic strip cartoonists.
For cartoonists working in animation, please see Category:Animators
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Cartoonists   (82 words)

 Fewer Jobs for Editorial Cartoonists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
One is the growing group of editorial cartoonists (approximately 20) who also draw syndicated comics.
And some cartoonists who pulled their punches against George W. Bush for fear of being labeled unpatriotic are now pummeling the president.
They receive plenty of valuable e-mail feedback from individual readers, they can conduct research on the Web, use the computer to add effects and color to their drawings, quickly transmit cartoons to syndicates and clients, and have their work seen in places where they don't appear in a newspaper.
www.editorandpublisher.com /editorandpublisher/headlines/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=2005330   (935 words)

 Pioneering Cartoonists of Color
Their contribution was, and still is in being the early pioneers of Color who created and drew comics and cartoons during the 1920s, 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s.
More often than not, when books were written in celebration of 100 years of cartooning art, they are not included, simply because their work was ignored or purposely omitted.
As a result, when current writers publish anthologies of cartoonists, they simply cannot find information about these artists, or if they do happen to know of their existence, the choice is to go with popularly known names, in order to sell books.
www.clstoons.com /paoc/paocopen.htm   (267 words)

 Almost Laughable: Dearth of Female Cartoonists
As disappointing as that number is, consider this: Women are less than 4 percent of those same syndicates' editorial cartoonists.
Editorial cartoonists use it to grind big axes, to prick the egos of the arrogant and to illuminate injustice, greed and dishonesty.
There are female editorial cartoonists who work on a free-lance basis or draw for smaller-circulation newspapers, but there aren't many of them, either.
www.womensenews.org /article.cfm/dyn/aid/2264/context/archive   (1254 words)

 EditorialCartoonists.com, Cartoons (AAEC - The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists)
He was the most influential cartoonist of his time.
Theodor Seuss Geisel, who died in 1991, was a life-long cartoonist.
You're much more familiar with his later work, but for two years (1941-1943) he was the chief editorial cartoonist for a New York newspaper.
nieonline.com /aaec/cftc.cfm?cftcfeature=history   (413 words)

 Part I: A Brief History of Political Cartoons
The tale of Nast and Tweed is one of the most celebrated specimens of graphic social protest in American history, but a number of circumstances contributed to restrict Nast's impact to this his most famous battle.
Furthermore, after he became the featured cartoonist at Harper's much of his art was focused on the local New York scene, and once the Tweed Ring fell his own professional career began a slow process of deterioration.
In a veiled comparison of prominent Gilded Age cartoonists, Allan Nevins characterized Nast's satirical approach to assault with a club rather than a rapier [10]; although he conveyed his point to the viewer with unmistakable clarity and intensity, the very simplicity of this approach failed to endear him to the more discerning Harper's subscriber.
xroads.virginia.edu /~MA96/PUCK/part1.html   (2199 words)

 Political Cartoons and Cartoonists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Biographies and appraisals of pioneer newspaper editorial cartoonists of the late 1890s and early 1900s with some of their own self-portraits in cartoon form.
In the late 1800s and early 1900s many cartoonists brought their art to the lecture platform, making cartoons on stage as they spoke.
Books and articles exploring the history of political cartoons and caricature from early British portrayals of Napoleon through the rise of the daily cartoon in the American press in the late 1890s to their use mobilizing support for World War I. Citation: Zwick, Jim, ed.
www.boondocksnet.com /gallery/pc_intro.html   (527 words)

 EditorialCartoonists.com, Cartoons (AAEC - The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists)
This week marks Sunshine Week, an effort spearheaded by the American Society of Newspaper Editors and other groups to highlight the right of all citizens to know what their government is doing -- whether local, state or federal.
A website loaded with resources for teaching these concepts including podcasts, editorial cartoons and writing assignments has been set up for you at http://sunshineweek.org.
Take this opportunity to explore the issues raised by Political Cartoonists with your students through this special assignment by having them write a letter to the editor.
nieonline.com /aaec/cftc.cfm   (424 words)

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