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Ann Telnaes and How Social Media Changed Editorial Cartooning

July 7, 2016
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Ann Telnaes and How Social Media Changed Editorial Cartooning

Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Ann Telnaes is no stranger to the violent and sometimes highly personal backlash and criticism her works incite. In a recent editorial piece for the Columbia Journal Review, Telnaes discusses how social media has become a tool of intimidation and the potential harbinger of self-censorship, fundamentally changing the landscape of editorial cartooning…

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Zunar to Join US Colleagues for California Free Expression Conference

January 19, 2016
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Zunar to Join US Colleagues for California Free Expression Conference

Embattled Malaysian cartoonist Zunar and four U.S. colleagues will join in a roundtable discussion this Friday at the University of California, Irvine School of Law. The event kicks off a three-day conference called What Cannot Be Said: Freedom of Expression in a Changing World, all of which is free and open to the public. Zunar…

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Free Speech Advocates Defend Cartoonist After Ted Cruz Cartoon Controversy

December 30, 2015
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Free Speech Advocates Defend Cartoonist After Ted Cruz Cartoon Controversy

Last week Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Ann Telnaes and The Washington Post came under fire for publishing a cartoon depicting Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz in a Santa costume with his two daughters shown as dancing monkeys tethered to a crank music box labeled “Cruz 2016.” Although a majority of the backlash has come from fellow…

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Fellow Cartoonists Honor Atena Farghadani at CRNI Courage Award Ceremony

September 11, 2015
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Fellow Cartoonists Honor Atena Farghadani at CRNI Courage Award Ceremony

When political cartoonists from around the country and the world gathered in Columbus, Ohio last week for the annual convention of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists, many of them were thinking of a colleague who couldn’t attend. At a ceremony Saturday evening, Iranian artist and activist Atena Farghadani was honored with the CRNI Courage…

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