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Between the Lines: How to Detect Bias and Propaganda in the News and Everyday Life
MacLean, Eleanor
An exploration of medthods of "dec-doing" our daily newspapers and radio/TV news. Examines our predominant sources of information (mass media) and indicates the existence of many alternative sources o...
A Child in Palestine: The Cartoons of Naji Al-Ali
Al-Ali, Naji
Presents the work of Naji Al-Ali, a leading Palestinian political cartoonist, and is introduced by Joe Sacco, author of Palestine.
Great moments in satire: a love note to the haters
Conatz, Juan
An article by Hugh Goldring about Great Moments in Leftism, a comic strip that highlights the often absurd nature of the radical left.
A History of Underground Comics
Estren, Mark James
Examples of the work of the underground cartoonists of the 1960s, with accompanying text that sets the historical context and analyzes the works and their times.
In an era of wars and revolution: American socialist cartoons of the mid-twentieth century
The cartoons collected in this book depict US politics, workers' struggles, Jim Crow racism, the Roosevelt New Deal, and Stalinism at its height, as revolutionary socialists saw them at the time.
Jailed by Israel for his cartoons, Mohammad Saba’aneh speaks out
Mohammad Saba’aneh, who has a daily cartoon in the Palestinian newspaper al-Hayat al-Jadida, has published his work in newspapers across the Arab world. His cartoons are decidedly political, frequentl...
Je Suis Charlie? It's a Bit Late
Malik, Kenan
Hardly had news begun filtering out about the Charlie Hebdo shootings, than there were those suggesting that the magazine was a 'racist institution' and that the cartoonists, if not deserving what the...
Mad Marx: The Class Warrior
Manifesto: Together Facing the New Totalitarianism: Writers' statement on cartoons
We, writers, journalists, intellectuals, call for resistance to religious totalitarianism and for the promotion of freedom, equal opportunity and secular values for all.
No laughing matter: Cartoonists take issue: New Internationalist March 2006
Serial Publication (Periodical)
A look at the strengths of comics and cartoons as an educational and development communication tool.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - November 7, 2016: Depression and Joy
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
It's a difficult thing to measure, but there are strong reasons for believing that the number of people struggling with depression has increased significantly in recent decades. Despite the evidence t...
Slavs and Tatars Presents Molla Nasreddin
Molla Nasreddin was an Azerbaijani magazine published from 1906 to 1930 in Azeri, a Turkish dialect. Named after a traditional figure of fun, the text and numerous illustrations lampoon hypocrites of ...

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Almost any issue, idea or fact can be expressed in a comic. This kind of visual storytelling is flexible, attention-grabbing and relatively inexpensive. World Comics promotes the use of local comics a...

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An apology for the Danish cartoon crisis
Hvidberg, Lars
One of the leading forces in the 2005–06 prophet Muhammad cartoon controversy, Danish Muslim activist Ahmed Akkari, now regrets his role as agitator and reveals a larger, more deliberate, and more vic...
Cartoon magazine seized and banned as soon as first issue appears
Sources News Release
The governmentâ##s decision to prosecute the company that published the new cartoon magazine Gedung Kartun for not having a permit is a setback for press freedom in Malaysia. â#oWe urge the interior m...
Wikipedia article
Doonesbury is a comic strip by American cartoonist Garry Trudeau that chronicles the adventures and lives of an array of characters of various ages, professions, and backgrounds. The title character, ...
Existential Comics
A philosophy comic about the inevitable anguish of living a brief life in an absurd world. Also jokes.
A History of the Comic Strip
Couperie, Pierre; Horn, Maurice
A book prepared in conjunction with the first international exhibition of comic art held at the Louvre in Paris. Illustrated with all the memorable and noteworthy types and trends of comic art, it tel...
Jesus and Mo
A weekly comic strip, dealing in religious satire.
Malaysian cartoonist faces sedition charges
Sources News Release
The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the arrest of Malaysian cartoonist Zulkifli Awar Ulhaque, also known as Zunar, a contributor to the popular news site Malaysiakini and author of a new col...
Mighty Mouse
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Mighty Mouse is an animated superhero mouse character created by the Terrytoons studio for 20th Century Fox.
The Print Shop Window
A blog about Georgian caricature and satirical print culture in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.
Tom Tomorrow Collection Donated to The OSU Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum
Sources News Release
Dan Perkins donates "Tom Tomorrow Collection" to The Ohio State University Libraries' Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum.
World Comics
Almost any issue, idea or fact can be expressed in a comic. This kind of visual storytelling is flexible, attention-grabbing and relatively inexpensive. World Comics promotes the use of local comics a...

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Fame & Fortune Online
Comprehensive listing of awards available to Canadian journalists.
Union Art Service
Organization profile published 1986