Thursday, March 29, 2012

Video: Cartoonist Apologizes for "Awful" Trayvon Martin Cartoon

 Above: the cartoon by Stephanie Eisner. Hat tip to The Austinist.

The University of Texas student newspaper The Daily Texan published cartoonist Stephanie Eisner's above cartoon about the Trayvon Martin case. The Austinist has the background here.

Stephanie Eisner has apologized, saying in a statement:

"I apologize for what was in hindsight an ambiguous cartoon related to the Trayvon Martin shooting. I intended to contribute thoughtful commentary on the media coverage of the incident, however this goal fell flat."

There was a protest at The Daily Texan. Video from KXON:

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