Archive for July 10, 2009

Bearman Cartoon: Shrinking Newspapers

Posted in BearToons with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on July 10, 2009 by bearmancartoons

Editorial Cartoonists continue to mourn when another newspaper cuts its editorial cartoonist.  However, the rest of the newsroom is not immune to layoffs.  It was announced this week that the Cincinnati Enquirer is cutting over 100 jobs while Gannet is cutting 1400 nationwide (see here). 

What makes it even stranger is that I didn’t see this story at the Cincinnati Beacon until after I drew the latest editorial cartoon.  It seems in order to save space (or try to appear more national) The Cincinnati Enquirer masthead is now simply “The Enquirer”.  More reason to save space when converting to this format:

 7 7 09 Bearman Cartoon Enquirer copy

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