Killed Cartoons

Killed Cartoons

Casualties From the War on Free Expression

Book - 2007
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Think you live in a society with a free press? These celebrated cartoonists and illustrators found out otherwise. Whether blasting Bush for his "Bring 'em on!" speech, spanking pedophile priests, questioning capital punishment, debating the disputed 2000 election, or just mocking baseball mascots, they learned that newspapers and magazines increasingly play it safe by suppressing satire.With censored cartoons, many unpublished, by the likes of Garry Trudeau, Doug Marlette, Paul Conrad, Mike Luckovich, Matt Davies, and Ted Rall (all Pulitzer Prize winners or finalists), as well as unearthed editorial illustrations by Norman Rockwell, Edward Sorel, Anita Kunz, Marshall Arisman, and Steve Brodner, you will find yourself surprised and often shocked by the images themselves--and outraged by the fact that a fearful editor kept you from seeing them. Needed now more than ever because of a neutered press that's more lapdog than watchdog, Killed Cartoons will make you laugh, make you angry, and make you think.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2007.
ISBN: 9780393329247
Characteristics: 282 p. :,ill. ;,21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Wallis, David


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Sep 13, 2016

Better than I expected. Some of the cartoons are just crap or incomprehensible. But the text is actually pretty informative & some of the stories are astounding. We live in such a fake country. A comedian was recently fined for offending someone. It'll get worse.

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