Tina Brown on The New Yorker’s Cartoonists: “Anyone Who is Funny is Miserable”

Speaking this morning at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism Publishing Course, Tina Brown, editor in chief of The Daily Beast, said that when she arrived at The New Yorker as its new editor in 1992 (replacing Robert Gottlieb), she found the magazine’s cartoonists were “the most aggressive” when it came to changes she was making at the magazine. According

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Talk: John Klossner; New Yorker Big Story Panel video

From Fosters.com, March 6, 2012, “Cartoonist to talk at Noble on March 6” — John Klossner speaks today at the Noble High School, North Berwick, Maine.   From newyorker.com, March 6, 2012,  a video of the recent Big Story event, “The Future of Funny,” featuring panelists Emily Flake, Farley Katz, Drew Dernavich and Zachary Kanin, with moderator, David Remnick.

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