Comic Riffs: cartooning


Posted at 12:00 AM ET, 05/17/2013

‘COMICS ABOUT CARTOONISTS’: Editor Craig Yoe delves into the tales and trials of the ‘world’s oddest profession’

Editor Craig Yoe delves into the tales and trials of the ‘world’s oddest profession’

By Michael Cavna  |  12:00 AM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cartooning, comics

Posted at 04:01 PM ET, 04/27/2013

EDITOR’S BRAIN vs. CARTOONIST’S BRAIN: Pittsburgh’s Rob Rogers on his inspired acceptance of the OPC’s Thomas Nast Award

ROB ROGERS: Pittsburgh cartoonist on his inspiration when accepting the Thomas Nast Award.

By Michael Cavna  |  04:01 PM ET, 04/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  journalism awards, political cartooning

Posted at 11:50 PM ET, 04/23/2013

THE BEST IN POLITICAL CARTOONING: Stantis and Hands, Bagley and Breen win top awards

The Best in Political Cartooning: Stantis and Hands, Bagley and Breen win top awards

By Michael Cavna  |  11:50 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  editorial cartooning, cartooning awards

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 04/16/2013

SEE: The Pulitzer cartoon portfolio of newly minted winner STEVE SACK

Pulitzer judges cite Sack’s ‘original style’ and ‘clever ideas’

By Michael Cavna  |  01:32 PM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  the pulitzers, editorial cartooning

Posted at 11:17 PM ET, 04/11/2013

HANDICAPPING THE PULITZERS: Who might win out in 2013?

Handicapping the Pulitzers: Which political cartoonists might win out in 2013?

By Michael Cavna  |  11:17 PM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  pulitzer prizes, editorial cartooning

Posted at 02:18 AM ET, 04/16/2012

2012 PULITZER PRIZES: Handicapping the Cartoon Race with these 5 Key Questions

Five key questions in the contest for the editorial cartoon Prize.

By Michael Cavna  |  02:18 AM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2012 pulitzer prizes, editorial cartooning

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 12/10/2011

JEFF STAHLER QUITS: Columbus Dispatch cartoonist reportedly resigns amid plagiarism case

By Michael Cavna  |  12:28 PM ET, 12/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jeff stahler, ben marrison, columbus dispatch, plagiarism, political cartooning

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 04/14/2011

HANDICAPPING THE PULITZERS: Which cartoonists might get the call next week?

By Michael Cavna  |  02:00 PM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  editorial cartooning, 2011 Pulitzer Prizes

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 06/02/2010

Steve Jobs challenges Pulitzer cartoonist's handling of app 'rejection' [UPDATED]

When it comes to Apple's response to cartoon-app submissions, Steve Jobs may or may not have just called newly minted Pulitzer Prize winner Mark Fiore a liar. At the least, Jobs questions Fiore's handling of his app submission. How...

By Michael Cavna  |  02:30 PM ET, 06/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Animation, The Animation | Tags:  Mark Fiore, NewsToons, Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning, Steve Jobs, iPhone application, political satire

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 05/27/2010

Pink-slipped cartoonist BILL DAY picks up RFK Award in D.C.

BILL DAY, who was laid off last year by the Commercial Appeal in Memphis, officially picked up his Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award in a ceremony last night at George Washington University. Mike Rhode, who was one of the...

By Michael Cavna  |  10:19 AM ET, 05/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  General | Tags:  Bill Day, RFK Awards, political cartooning

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/11/2010

Reader Poll: Is this 'Tea Bag' Party cartoon offensive? (Bill O'Reilly thought so.)

Every time I think political cartoons might be losing even a little of their power to offend mightily -- as long as they don't malign a prophet, a pope, a president or a Palin -- along comes a new...

By Michael Cavna  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Political Cartoon, The Political Cartoon | Tags:  Mark Fiore, National Public Radio, Political Cartooning