Future of editorial cartooning

The Herblock Foundation has issued a whitepaper (pdf). Haven’t had time to read through it all, but I think the overall answer is “depressing.” Though having spent the last year creating and overseeing an entirely new, paying comics section at Daily Kos, trying in effect to rewrite the online paradigm that cartoonists are paid in “exposure,” I might have had a few thoughts on the subject, had I been asked.