Political cartooning - the end of an era Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles The Best Australian Stories 2017 Short stories are a polarising art form because they can demand a lot of the reader. Neurodiversity takes centre stage Theatre is a valuable tool for encouraging empathy. A new production aims to provide neurotypical audiences with insights into living with autism. What makes a good writing portfolio? Dr Raimondo Cortese shares his insight on the Master in Writing for Performance at VCA and what makes a good portfolio stand out. How to write your artist bio (Premium locked content) It's one of the most miswritten, most confused tools in the artist's kit of skills, and getting it right is vital for career success. (Premium content) Premium content Robert Phiddian and Haydon Manning Friday 18 August, 2017 Amid industry turmoil, newspaper cartooning is increasingly becoming a niche activity. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Subscribe Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder in the Arts industry ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and join the Australian arts community today Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Robert Phiddian is Deputy Dean, School of Humanities, Flinders University. He teaches in Renaissance and Eighteenth Century literature and has a special interest in political satire, parody, and humour. He researches political satire, especially current Australian political cartoons with Haydon Manning. He is Chair of the Adelaide Festival of Ideas, and has particular interests both in the quality of public language and in writers' festivals. Haydon Manning is Associate Professor, Politics and Public Policy, Flinders University. He is a frequent commentator on South Australian and national politics. His main research interests concern on political attitudes, voting behaviour, elections, political parties, politics of climate change and chronicling South Australian politics for the Australian Journal of Politics and History. He teaches undergraduate topics on voting behaviour, political parties, environmental politics and Australian political and economic history..