Cartoonist fears for future of his industry

A political cartoonist from Cambridge says he's worried the industry could struggle to survive as more papers move to the web.

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Cambridge political cartoonist worried that the web is threatening his profession

Several famous political figures are the subject of Andy's drawings.
Several famous political figures are the subject of Andy's drawings. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A political cartoonist from Cambridge says he's worried the industry could die as more papers move to the web.

Andy Davey's drawn for the likes of The Sun and Private Eye during his career.

He's concerned the shift to online could spell bad news for the future of his profession.

Andy Davey is worried for the future of his profession.
Andy Davey is worried for the future of his profession. Credit: ITV News Anglia

"You read the whole newspaper and come across, traditionally at least, an image amidst a page of type," he told ITV News Anglia.

"Your eyes are drawn to that image because it's strong.

"You have to go and search for a cartoon on a newspaper website, whereas you would be confronted with it in a traditional print newspaper."

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