Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

Paris attacks: Cartoonists pick up their pens to express solidarity with France

“Artists have drawn and shared sombre images in the wake of the Paris attacks

The most shared image after the attacks was the simple but powerful ‘Peace for Paris’ symbol

Paris - @Jean-Julien peace symbol trending on Twitter  Photo: @jean_julien

Jean Jullien drew this when he heard on the radio about the terrorist attacks in his native France. While everyone else tried to share their feelings with words, he drew this picture, which quickly spread on social media.”

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