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The New York Times ends daily political cartoons, but it’s not the death of the art form

The New York Times has announced it will no longer be running daily political cartoons in its international edition, amid a continuing controversy over anti-Semitism in its pages.

  • Richard Scully
  • The Conversation

This brings the international paper in line with the domestic edition, which stopped featuring daily political cartoons…

It follows an earlier decision to end syndicated cartooning (“syndicates” represent collectives of cartoonists, looking to have work placed in a variety of publications).

The Times said that a “faulty process” and lack of oversight led to a syndicated cartoon of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and…

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