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Why It’s Dangerous To Be A Political Cartoonist In Turkey Today

The free press in Turkey is facing its greatest threat in generations. Here's what they can learn from cartoonists who faced similar threats in the past.

Last updated on July 12, 2017, at 3:38 p.m. ET

Posted on July 12, 2017, at 3:38 p.m. ET

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Ryan Hartley Smith is an illustrator based in New York City. His work spans the fields of print media, animation, and community-based projects. Smith is an assistant professor of design at CUNY Queens College, where he teaches illustration courses and researches global traditions of satire.

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    Ryan Hartley Smith is an illustrator based in New York City. His work spans the fields of print media, animation, and community-based projects. Smith is an Assistant Professor of Design at CUNY Queens College, where he teaches illustration courses and researches global traditions of satire.

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