Sunday, December 07, 2008

Duffy's Demise

I grew up looking at Brian Duffy's front-page editorial cartoons in the Des Moines Register. He got the axe this week, thanks to the cost-cutting measure of Gannett's newspaper division. It's a pretty darn good indication that conglomerate ownership of newspapers isn't all that concerned with quality.  And it's a shame.  A big shame.

Canned 'Des Moines Register' Cartoonist Bites Back

Longtime, since 1983, Register cartoonist (also syndicated) Brian Duffy criticizes Gannett, newspaper cutbacks in general and how he was rushed out of the building this week, in this video. He has canceled his [...]


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