Ten years of David Pope: the struggles of a daily cartoonist

By Sally Pryor
Updated January 9 2019 - 9:48am, first published December 29 2018 - 12:00am

David Pope was about to go to bed when he got a news alert on his phone. It was January 7, 2015, and the offices of the French satirical weekly, Charlie Hebdo, were under attack by an Islamic terrorist group. Pope turned on the television and watched, horrified, as the news unfolded that 12 people had been killed, and 11 others injured. Five of those killed were cartoonists.

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