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Cartoon Goes Global: UE Professor of History Draws Response to Charlie Hebdo Attack

Posted: Wednesday, January 14, 2015

UE professor of history and local cartoonist, Dr. James MacLeod, joined other cartoonists to create a drawing in response to the attacks on the satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, in Paris last week. The message struck a chord with media from around the globe as his cartoon went viral, appearing on the website homepages of such notable outlets as CNN, The Wall Street Journal, TIME, Huffington Post, BBC, Washington Post, CBS Face the Nation and more.

He even appeared in live interviews on the subject, including one with MSNBC where he says his drawing illustrates that “ideas and creativity is a more powerful force than violence”. 

Click here to view the full interview from MSNBC.

MacLeod did interviews with several other print, web, television and radio outlets including Voice of America,, WRTV, WFYI, WIBC, Indianapolis Monthly, and 14news, Eyewitness News and the Courier and Press locally.

See below for a full list of all the places Dr. Macleod’s cartoon was featured as well as links to the many interviews he did on the subject: 

Interview Appearances:

Cartoon featured online: BBC, CNN, CNN Europe, Yahoo, NBC, MSNBC, ITV, TIME, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, Huffington Post, Times of Israel, Here and Now, NPR National, Toronto Star, US State Department, Courier and Press

Cartoon Broadcast on: MSNBC, NBC Today Show, NBC Nightly News, Al Jazeera, 14WFIE, Eyewitness News, CBS Face the Nation

Cartoon Printed In: Wall Street Journal, Evansville Courier and Press

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