Zapiro makes list of top 10 cartoonists in the world

Cartoonist and satirist Jonathan Shapiro, known of Zapiro, has made it onto the top 10 cartoonists in the world by Lifestyle Magazine Top Teny.

He says what makes this special, is being noticed by readers from other parts of the world.

He admits that the recent accusations of racism around the Shaun Abrahams cartoon has knocked him.

"I've been through more controversies than most media people, because I try to be edgy...and I have had a fantastic run. Part of that has emboldened me to push boundaries."

He says in this instance he admits he made an error because it was misread by many people.

This international acknowledgement has boosted him during this trying time, he says.

It's come at a fantastic time. It's unbelievable to get that recognition from somewhere I wasn't expecting.

Zapiro

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