More gloom and doom writings about the state of editorial cartooning in the industry. This time from Editor and Publisher.
To be a newspaper staff editorial cartoonist these days is to live in dread that the next phone call is coming from the human resources department. “There’s a great sense of dismay and gloom in the editorial cartooning world,” says Steve Greenberg, a member of that fraternity. Because their numbers were so small to begin with, the departure of cartoonists amid the mass layoffs in newsrooms around the nation has had a huge impact on the craft.