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Artist Let Go After Controversial Trump Cartoon

However, newspaper company says viral cartoon is not behind Michael de Adder's termination

(Newser) - On Wednesday, Canadian political cartoonist Michael de Adder tweeted a cartoon of President Trump that quickly went viral. On Friday, his contract with Brunswick News Inc. was terminated after 17 years. The artist says his controversial cartoon is to blame—it shows Trump, golf cart nearby, standing over the bodies... More »

Times Deletes Controversial Cartoon, Apologizes

'We are deeply sorry for the publication of an anti-Semitic political cartoon'

(Newser) - The New York Times is apologizing for a political cartoon critical of Benjamin Netanyahu and President Trump widely seen as anti-Semitic. In fact, the newspaper itself agrees with that description. "We are deeply sorry for the publication of an anti-Semitic political cartoon last Thursday in the print edition of... More »

Cartoon Shows Netanyahu Flying Plane Into WTC

Israeli cartoonist says he didn't realize 'great sensitivity ... 9/11 holds for Americans'

(Newser) - Tell us how you really feel, Amos Biderman. The Israeli cartoonist is defending his cartoon circulated by Haaretz yesterday that shows Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu grinning as he pilots a plane straight toward a building that looks like one of the WTC towers—in essence comparing Bibi to the 9/11... More »

After Pulitzer Win, Apple Reconsiders Cartoonist

Company invites him to resubmit rejected iPhone app

(Newser) - Pretty good week for political cartoonist Mark Fiore. Not only did he win the Pulitzer Prize, but it looks like Apple is going to accept his previously rejected iPhone app. Steve Jobs and company originally declined because they deemed Fiore's cartoons a little too edgy, what with him making fun... More »

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