Counterpoint and Political Voices Network team to offer news junkies a multiplatform home for political humor
PRESS RELEASE · New York NY, USA ·
Fans of both political talk and political cartoons now have a best-of-both-worlds destination where they can enjoy the latest views from many of America’s top opinion humorists.
Political Voices Network, an audio-and-video destination for political talk from popular hosts such as Stephanie Miller and Thom Hartmann, and Counterpoint, a fast-growing source for the latest political humor from top opinion cartoonists such as Pulitzer recipients Nick Anderson, Darrin Bell and Michael Ramirez as well as the Washington Post’s Michael de Adder, are joining forces to provide news junkies a twice-weekly side order of cartoon humor alongside their political-talk diets. Cartoons will be presented every Tuesday and Thursday with text-based commentary from the artists.
“We are excited to work with Political Voices Network and Crossover Media Group in a mutually beneficial relationship that can help take Counterpoint to the next level,” said Anderson, cartoonist for the Tribune Content Agency and Counterpoint’s executive director and co-founder. ”Since Benjamin Franklin’s Join, or Die, cartoons have pushed the national political conversation forward—with good humor. Our aim is to foster a balanced, approachable, and entertaining debate over the most important issues in our country today.”
“One of the most enduring and popular aspects of political opinion and commentary has been that great and especially American tradition of the political cartoon,” said Ron Hartenbaum, Political Voices Network co-founder. “The combined objective for Counterpoint and Political Voices Network is to expand both the audience for this top-flight creative content and fan sponsorship and support of this format. Thanks to this alliance we’ll be able to entertain fans with a service that blends seamlessly with our existing multiplatform offerings in a convenient destination for multi-format viewpoints on the day’s news.”
New York- and Los Angeles-based Crossover Media Group Sales (CMGS) handles advertising and sponsorship sales for Political Voices Network.
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