Inside Opinion

What's on the minds of Tacoma News Tribune editorial writers

NOTICE: Inside Opinion has moved.

With the launch of our new website, we've moved Inside Opinion.
Visit the new section.

Cartoonist Chris Britt on free speech

Post by Cheryl Tucker on May 29, 2013 at 11:08 am |
May 29, 2013 11:08 am

cbr052813dAPRSyndicated editorial cartoonist Chris Britt – formerly of The News Tribune – was one of the speakers May 3 at the TEDxTacoma conference at Theatre on the Square. He talked about free speech and the role of editorial cartoonists while showing slides of some of his work.

I knew Chris did a lot of speaking gigs but had never seen one; he’s pretty entertaining. I liked how he described his job as “lobbing graphic grenades.”

Watch his talk here. The clip is just over nine minutes long.

The News Tribune now uses Facebook commenting on selected blogs. See editor's column for more details. Commenters are expected to abide by terms of service for Facebook as well as commenting rules for Report violators to