First Anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo AttackYlan Mui
Washington Journal January 9, 2016
Ann Telnaes and Signe Wilkinson talked about the role of political cartoonists and the state of freedom of speech one year after the attacks on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo's Paris headquarters. Topics included cartoonists as journalists; the role of editorial cartoonists in civic and political debate; and the First Amendment. They showed various cartoons and discussed their editorial intention and what topics and caricatures were acceptable. Topics included religious subjects and the controversy over Ms. Telnaes' Christmas cartoon of Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) and his children that was pulled by Washington Post.