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The Evolution of Political Cartooning in the New Media Age: Cases from Australia, the USA and the UK

Leon, Lucien


The twentieth century saw newspapers replace journals, magazines and pamphlets as the most common vehicle for dissemination and consumption of political cartoons. The internet has brought gradual but inexorable decline in newspaper circulation and readership. Imagining how political cartooning might evolve in the present century, this chapter examines two inter-related aspects: socio-technological forces challenging news-print media; and new media strategies available to practitioners (both...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Satire and Politics: the Interplay of Heritage and Practice
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-56774-7_6


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