In The Press

Creators Syndicate Announces New Comic: Recess May 20, 2014

Creators Syndicate is proud to announce that the newest addition to newspapers' comics pages is "Recess," a hilarious panel by Andy Anderson and Wil Panganiban.

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Brent Bozell's Ghostwriter Scandal Is Just His Latest Outrage February 24, 2014

The Media Research Center has been pushing the "Tell the Truth!" mantra for years, though that didn't apply to anyone telling the truth about conservatives. Now the MRC and its leader, Brent Bozell, have been exposed as engaging in a fundamental, years-long deception.

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Creators Syndicate: No, we’re not “firing” an anti-Catholic columnist January 10, 2014

The saga of anti-Catholic columnist Jamie Stiehm continued when her syndicator balked at a demand from the Catholic League to fire her over the US News piece. Stiehm’s rant about a temporary stay on enforcement from Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor demonstrated a staggering amount of bigotry and ignorance on the law, religious expression, and Thomas Jefferson, but as Creators Syndicate managing editor David Yontz responds, it didn’t get published through the syndicator.

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On the Market: Syndicates Diversify to Meet Editors' Needs July 09, 2013

For aspiring comic strip artists, columnists, and other content producers, newspaper syndication has always been a tough mountain to climb. And that was before economic recession struck.   Now it’s tougher than ever to make the jump to syndication. 

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No Savage, less Steinberg in Sun-Times June 06, 2013

"I realized it wasn't just the cost," said Terry Savage. "They just didn't want me." The Sun-Times was Savage's base, the paper she was identified with when she appeared on television and the website; but her column also ran in other, smaller papers, and she'll go on writing it for distribution by Creators Syndicate.

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Richard Thompson On Ending His Beloved Comic Strip, 'Cul-de-Sac' October 16, 2012

There have been a limited number of success stories in the last several years regarding launching a new strip, and you can count Richard Thompson’s brilliant comic strip “Cul de Sac” among them. The wit and humor of the strip, rendered beautifully by Thompson’s elegant linework, instantly caught on with editors and quickly found its way into more than 150 newspapers. Unfortunately, the promise of “Cul de Sac” will be short-lived, as Thompson was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, affecting his drawing abilities.

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