Latest articles on Jonathan Shapiro

Stage fright to success: Zapiro on 21 years with the M&G

Cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro reflects on his coming of age as the newspaper's chief artist provocateur and slayer of sacred cows.

5 000 cartoons later and Zapiro’s still tilting at windmills

He has a comic's timing, a journalist's nose, an artist's eye, a wordsmith's ability to play with language and the courage to draw what he believes.

Fake Zapiro cartoon causes Twitter rage

A fake Zapiro cartoon showing Jacob Zuma undergoing a colonoscopy has caused outrage at a time when the president is in the hospital

Sunday Times: Zapiro cartoon was not disrespectful

Sunday Times editor Phylicia Oppelt has responded to the criticism of a cartoon by Zapiro that has angered Hindus, saying it is not disrespectful.

Zapiro in public spat with pro-Israel supporter

Cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro has stuck to his anti-Zionist views after a public spat with a pro-Israel supporter.

NPA’s defiance shows institutional disrespect for law

Mac Maharaj did his best to spin President Jacob Zuma's withdrawal of his legal action against Jonathan Shapiro.

Presidency challenges Zapiro to debate

The presidency has challenged cartoonist Jonathan 'Zapiro' Shapiro to a public debate after withdrawing its lawsuit over the 'Lady Justice' cartoon.

Zapiro: We’re confident of our case with Zuma

President Jacob Zuma has avoided acting on claims against Zapiro ahead of Mangaung but the cartoonist says he will remain involved with the battle.

Laugh and cry: Satire and freedom

In a discussion that ranged from the hilarious to the depressing, Zapiro and other heavyweights discussed satire and the limits of freedom of expression.

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