John Spooner

John Spooner

Biography

After a career of over 40 years with the Melbourne Age, John Spooner has written what the Hell Was He Thinking?, a book on the most controversial issues facing 21st century journalism and politics,  illustrated by many of his cartoons, illustrations, etchings and paintings. With the explosive revolution of the internet and social media has come the depletion of traditional pluralistic journalism, the tribalism of politics and the corrosive harassment of free speech .
Spooner also offers his thoughts on various other topics like the creative process, crime and punishment, art as therapy and Donald Trump.

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