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Michael Cavna
June 18, 2019

A week ago, Patrick Chappatte wrote on his blog that he was a freshly ousted contract contributor to the New York Times, which as of July 1 would cease running political cartoons in its international edition, thus bringing it “into line” with the domestic newspaper.

Lloyd Grove
June 12, 2019

CNN anchor Jake Tapper told The Daily Beast that the Times has driven “just one more nail in the coffin of what is a struggling art form,” while cartoonists have called the decision “devastating,” “spineless,” and “chickenshit.”

Jeva Lange
June 12, 2019

In a cheeky 2012 cartoon by Daryl Cagle, a dog lifts its hind leg for the wind-up. "The Times has no credibility — and no cartoonist," a black speech bubble leaks from its mouth, "but it's still good for something."

Michael Cavna
June 11, 2019

The New York Times is again making news for how it handles editorial cartoons — or in the latest turn, will not handle editorial cartoons.

Douglas Perry
June 11, 2019

The New York Times became the latest newspaper to abandon political cartooning -- just a year after winning a Pulitzer Prize for the discipline for the very first time in its history.

Michael Cavna
May 03, 2019

On the eve of World Press Freedom Day, Jake Tapper stood on a Library of Congress stage and delivered an ode to the potency of political cartooning — especially in the face of cutbacks and blowback.

Jennifer Howard
March 25, 2019

Even as traditional outlets for it shrink, socially conscious art and the desire to make it remain as strong as ever.

Nadja Sayej
March 07, 2019

In a new exhibition about incendiary art commenting on current affairs, the work of everyone from Herblock to Kerry James Marshall is brought to light

March 27, 2017

by Adam Bernstein in The Washington Post