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The Oklahoman Adds Weekly Ed-Op Cartoon Page

From Oklahoman Opinion Page Editor Clytie Bunyan:

It takes talent to capture the essence of an issue or a moment in time, in a few words, if any. Yet that’s exactly what cartoonists do each week in this country and around the world. It’s an art form, a form of journalism produced by illustrators who blend creativity and satire to draw a complicated story. Sometimes they poke holes in the narrative of the day.

Beginning today, we are adding a weekly page of cartoons in Viewpoints. Each week, the page either will highlight a selection of cartoons on various topics or focus on a theme from an issue that has dominated the news in the past week. 

The two cartoons on their current “This Week’s Cartoon Picks” (for non-subscribers) are USA Today cartoonists as The Oklahoman is a Gannett newspaper. Time will tell if that pattern will continue with their new weekly cartoon page. But it is a positive for all cartoonists.


Jim Lange, Oklahoman cartoonist 1950-2008.



Community Comments

#1 Janet Ober
@ 9:28 pm

Bravo! So good to see a paper add ed-op cartoonists. Clytie Bunyon’s comments were excellent.

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