A year ago, at the end of the annus horribilis that followed Russia's invasion of Ukraine, we wondered whether we would still be able to laugh in 2023. The year now drawing to a close looks like a kind of encore. One wonders where press cartoonists find their inspiration in the face of natural disasters, unending war in Ukraine, a new one in the Middle East, and the rise of the radical right.
As journalists in their own right, press cartoonists have some capacity to distance themselves from events through their art. We ask two of them, Stellina Chen and Emanuele Del Rosso, what they made of 2023.
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