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 NGA Director announces retirement After three short years in the role, Gerard Vaughan announced today that he will be stepping down as Director in 2018. GOMAs largest solo by an Australian artist An exhibition of over 50 new and commissioned works by Patricia Piccinini announced – her largest in Australia. Adelaide Contemporary one step closer The reality of a permanent contemporary gallery for Adelaide is a step closer this week as its $1.9M Stage One rolls into action with the search for an architect. Hilarie Mais A survey long overdue. Sitting between sculpture and painting, Mais’ constructions appeal to minimalists and mathematicians alike with their very personal – and organic – approach to abstraction. (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..