Friday, 15 November 2013

Bob Gorell on the Media

Catching up on the back-log of Editorial Cartoons that arrive in my inbox on a daily basis. This one, from mid-October, caught my eye:


It’s by Bob Gorell. Replace “the debt ceiling talks” with any other contemporary issue (political, social, international, etc.), and you have an all-purpose commentary piece on the contemporary American news media.

It’s amusing to read contemporary commentators recalling the years of “yellow journalism”, but the more US news media I read and watch, the more I’m starting to think a lot of today’s hosts and opinion writers see those days as a template, or writing guide…

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