For the second year in a row, the Society of Professional Journalists has picked our resident genius artist, Dwayne Booth—you know him as Mr. Fish—as the recipient of its prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Editorial Cartooning in the Online Independent category.
Legendary political cartoonist Paul Conrad died Saturday morning at the age of 86. An artist who won the Pulitzer Prize three times, Conrad was the cartoonist for the Los Angeles Times for 30 years and a proud member of Richard Nixon’s “enemies list.”
From Denmark to South Park, the American whose satirical cartoon inspired a thousand copycat Muhammad cartoons on Facebook has apologized, claiming her satirical work was “hijacked” and that the resulting “Everyone Draw Muhammad Day!” was offensive to Muslims.
Check out this documentary on legendary editorial cartoonist Paul Conrad, who won three Pulitzers, earned a spot on Nixon’s enemies list and tackled every major political issue in America over the span of his 50-year career.