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Cartoon Pick of the Week: Redacted

June 19, 2009 in Links, News

foghorn_for_posting_redacted MPs are back in the news again with the release of their heavily blacked-out expense reports, so Bloghorn has a special round-up of the best of the redacted, censored and otherwise obscured cartoons for the week ending the 19th June 2009.

One: Matt in the Daily Telegraph gives us a historical perspective on the story.

Two: Mac in the Daily Mail shows us a sneak preview of the upcoming Iraq enquiry testimony from Gordon Brown.

Three: There’s a brandspanking new ceremonial role in the Houses of Parliament in Peter Brookes cartoon for The Times

Four:whilst Dave Brown lets it all hang out in the open for the Independent

Five: Steve Bell in The Guardian goes with Tony Blair’s knowledge of torture in interrogations.

Six: It’s all done in the best possible taste for Andy Davey in the Sun

Seven and Eight:and finally, Paul Thomas in the Daily Express and Tim Sanders in the Independent just can’t find the words

Note: in the spirit of openness, and unlike the Goverment, Bloghorn believes that you should know all about this. Simply highlight the text above to reveal the redacted sections.

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Cartoon Pick of the Week

June 5, 2009 in Links, News

Bloghorn spotted this great work during this week ending the 5th June 2009.

One: Matt from the Daily Telegraph on Gordon in isolation.

Two: Mick Stevens in the New Yorker on modern publishing.

Three: and finally, Mac in the Daily Mail on picking the new cabinet– “Mrs Perkins. How would you like to be Home Secretary?”

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Cartoon Pick of the Week

April 10, 2009 in Links, News

Bloghorn spotted this great work during this week ending the 10th April 2009.

One: Mac in the Daily Mail: “Yes, I’ve resigned. But how the hell did you know?”

Two: Paul Noth in The New Yorker with an Easter cartoon.

Three: Martin Honeysett in the PCO magazine The Foghorn on animal testing. For more on the current issue of Foghorn, click here.

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Cartoon Pick of the Week

January 23, 2009 in Links, News

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We spotted this great work this week …

One: Mac in the Daily Mail uses a strip format for his Obama inauguration cartoon

Two: Kipper Williams in The Guardian on insurance firm AIG dropping its Man Utd sponsorship

Three: Matt in the Daily Telegraph on greedy bankers

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Victory for Obama: The cartoonists' view

November 6, 2008 in General

The time difference between the UK and the USA meant that newspapers here were unable to report the victory of Barack Obama the day after the election. So British cartoonists had another day to gather their thoughts, and we saw the results yesterday.

Two cartoonists noted a certain messianic quality in the President Elect. Peter Brookes in The Times came up with a saintly Obama and Matt in the Daily Telegraph wondered if he could work miracles.

Andy Davey in The Sun saw the election as a new dawn and Paul Thomas in the Daily Express also looked at the notion of new hope for America.

A celebratory tone was notable. Steve Bell in The Guardian depicted a slam-dunking Obama and Dave Brown in The Independent showed his ballooning popularity.

Mac in the Daily Mail had Obama beating racism, to make it to the White House while Matt Buck at Channel 4 News noted how that famous address is changed for ever. Nicholas Garland in The Telegraph took an interesting sideways slant, with a quote from Martin Luther King.

Alex Hughes in Tribune looked ahead to the huge challenges faced by the new President and Patrick Blower, on his Livedraw site, had an animated take on this weight of expectation.

It will be fascinating, of course, to see how cartoonists will react once Obama is doing the job of President, when the news stories are not all positive.

Have you seen any other great Obama cartoons in the UK media? Let us know via Comments below

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September 12, 2008 in Links, News


Bloghorn spotted this great work this week. Quite a lot of it appeared to be bashing the Prime Minister …

One: Dave Brown in the Independent on the Large Hadron Collider at CERN

Two: Noel Ford in the Church Times on Fairtrade clergymen

Three: Mac (Stan McMurtry) in the Daily Mail on life’s little problems. “Maybe it’s someone to see the house”

Week ending 12th September 2008

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