A cartoonist is the comedic artist of the journalism world, creating drawings that represent current events and relevant life circumstances. Whether they appear either in magazines or newspapers, they usually work independently, spending a majority of their time endorsing their work. Cartoonists need to be updated on current affairs and popular culture as well. They need to try and express the message of their work in as little words as possible, whether it is one single drawing or a series of cartoons that are published over time.

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