The newspaper on Tuesday apologised for the insensitive content and timing of the cartoon and in today's front page editorial said the paper had got it wrong. 71K likes. Editor Barry Stewart addressed the protesters a short time ago, telling them Mr Tremain will not feature in the pages of … Photo credit: Otago Daily Times. Otago Daily Times editor Barry Stewart addresses people protesting outside the newspaper's Dunedin office. Otago Daily Times editor Barry Stewart fronts up over the Garrick Tremain cartoon late last year. An Otago newspaper has issued a front page apology, a day after standing down its cartoonist over a controversial illustration. I mean, where do I begin? About 40 people gathered outside the Otago Daily Times office yesterday to protest at the the cartoon and Mr Tremain's ongoing employment by the newspaper. The New Zealand Media Council has ruled a cartoon published in the Otago Daily Times making light of the deadly measles outbreak in Samoa was "gratuitously hurtful and discriminatory".

Published in the Otago Daily Times by editor Barry Stewart and cartoonist Garrick Tremain. Photo: Otago Daily Times. Morris, who plans to work out his notice period and has secured a new job at the Dunedin City Council, declined to comment to Stuff. Otago Daily Times editor Barry Stewart addresses people protesting outside the newspaper's Dunedin office. [13]Barry Stewart, editor of the Otago Daily Times, provided a response to the complaint by Mr Lowe. "To say I'm gutted would be an understatement, but I feel the need to stand up for some basic journalistic principles." Otago Daily Times, Dunedin, New Zealand. About 40 people gathered outside of the Otago Daily Times' office this afternoon to protest the cartoon and Mr Tremain's ongoing employment by the newspaper. Welcome to the Otago Daily Times Online, home of the latest Otago news.