This is the companion website to a book project by Cherian George & Sonny Liew. Rendered entirely in graphic documentary form, the book studies the motives and methods of the political censorship of cartoons around the world.
Cherian George is professor of media studies at Hong Kong Baptist University’s journalism department, where he researches media and power, including press freedom, censorship and hate propaganda. He is the author of five books, including Hate Spin: The Manufacture of Religious Offense and its Threat to Democracy (MIT Press, 2016). Before turning to academia, he was a journalist, including three years heading the art department of the Straits Times. > More
Sonny Liew is a cartoonist best known for The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye (Epigram, 2015 & Pantheon, 2016), which won three Eisner Awards including Best Writer/Artist. His other works include The Shadow Hero (with Gene Luen Yang), Doctor Fate (with Paul Levitz) and Malinky Robot, as well as titles for Marvel Comics, DC Comics, DC Vertigo, First Second Books, Boom Studios, Disney Press and Image Comics. > More
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Cherian presented this video at the International Communication Association annual conference 2021, in a panel on Multimodal Research, Teaching, and Publishing. Click the CC button at the bottom of the video window to read the subtitles.
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