Participating in the spectacle of celebrity | Participating in the reality of the city
Caracatures of public figures made the spectacle of celebrity available to newspaper readers.
Cartoons could function as a form of reportage, and often featured reporters as characters.

Right: "Stole a Smell," World 14 Jan. 1897.

Left: Johnson, "He Can Wear 127 Suits, If Paid For, J.P.Morgan Says," World. Reproduced from microfilm.