Cartoonists R.I.P. / The New Yorker

The Daily Cartoonist linked to a July 17 L.A. Times story that broke the news of News & Observer cartoonist Dwayne Powell’s demotion and subsequent resignation as part of a greater piece on how editorial cartoonists are a dying breed. The story is nothing new — I’ve written before about how rarely a month passes […]

Reductio ad Hitlerum

If you’re not among the small number of subscribers to Omaha’s Midlands Business Journal, you probably missed the latest column by publisher Bob Hoig. And boy, it’s a doozy. Back when I was a reporter at MBJ, sources would occasionally make disparaging comments to me about the paper’s extreme-right politics. One business owner joked about […]