political cartoon

What is political cartoon?

political cartoon meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

A drawing that presents a particular viewpoint on a contemporary political issue, event, situation, public figure, or institution, often employing satire or caricature and a generally understood vocabulary of visual symbols to make the desired point (see examples by Herblock, courtesy of the Library of Congress). Political cartoons are usually published on the editorial page or op/ed page of a newspaper. Political cartoonists may be syndicated. For more examples, see Dr. Seuss Went to War, courtesy of Mandeville Special Collections at UC San Diego.

 

reference: ABC-CLIO