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Cartoon: the dismal future of citizen journalism

By James Crabtree  

The future of journalism, sadly.

We’re big fans of Tom Tomorrow’s cartoons here at Prospect, but this one was especially fine—on blogging, lolcats, and the end of the mainstream media. Tomorrow’s website is here, where you can see his updates, while you can read all of his cartoons  over at Salon. You can support his work by buying signed copies of the cartoons too.

[ps – having received a few e-mails, i should note that the irony of posting this here isn’t…

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