Cartoonist: ‘Go to a newsstand, buy Charlie Hebdo’

January 13, 2015
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Mashable | CNN | BuzzFeed

As you can see from the tweets below, a lot of journalists were present for Charlie Hebdo’s press conference on Tuesday, including Mashable’s Megan Specia and Tim Chester. From their piece on the press conference and the future of Charlie Hebdo:

Gerard (Briard), who became editor in chief after Stéphane Charbonnier was killed in last week’s attack, said while the future of the magazine was secure, it was still not certain what future issues would look like.

“There is a future. But we don’t know yet what it will resemble. There will be a paper,” Briard said. “For the time being we can’t tell you anymore because we don’t know ourselves.”

From CNN’s report:

Cartoonist Renald Luzier said he felt “catharsis” after drawing the cartoon on Thursday evening, a day after the attack.
“I didn’t know if it was going to be possible for me to draw, quite honestly.”

And from BuzzFeed’s report, by Anais Bordages and Marie Telling:

“If Charlie’s spirit was in these 3 or 4 million people who marched on Sunday, let them show it. Let them show it in drawings, in newspapers, on paper. Go to a newsstand, buy Charlie Hebdo, and buy another paper, treat yourself. But don’t buy something shitty, alright?”

“But if we can keep the newsstands alive,” Luz added, “if we can keep these papers alive, if we can make ideas live on, and if we can draw, everywhere in the world, then we will have really won.”

Here’s a collection of tweets from Paris and Tuesday’s press conference:

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