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The ‘Onion’ editor-in-chief resigns, reportedly over differences with Univision ownership

Cole Bolton, the site’s editor in chief, and Ben Berkley, the executive editor of the 'Onion,' both told staff Thursday that they were stepping down from their posts.

What on Earth Went Wrong With Kickstarter?

It used to be such a beautiful thing. Now it's used for ... potato salad?

Here's How The Onion's Latest Fail Outraged Twitter

This morning, The Onion published a piece entitled "Adolescent Girl Reaching Age Where She Starts Exploring Stepfather's Body" that makes light of sexual assault and rape.
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The Onion is Not Too Mean

The Salon is whining about how The Onion may be getting "too mean," but they're wrong. The Onion isn't mean. The truth just hurts.

Daily Currant: Who's to Blame When Real News Outlets Report Fake News?

Yet another news outlet has picked up a fake story put out by satirical news website the Daily Currant, and some are blaming the satire for not being "funny" enough. That's not the problem.
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5 Embarrassing Fake Stories That Were Reported By Real News Organizations

Sometimes, news agencies and high-profile individuals mistake fraudulent or satirical reporting for the real thing— and this is how rumors get started.

Why The Onion Shouldn't Have Apologized For "Offensive" Oscar Tweet

Though insensitive, The Onion's questionable tweet about 9-year-old Best Actress nominee Quvenzhané Wallis shouldn't be offending everyone as much as it seems to be.
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Onion Quvenzhané Wallis Tweet: Unacceptable Joke About 9-Year-Old

The Onion apologizes for posting offensive tweet referring to child actress Quvenzhané Wallis as the "c" word.

The Most Disgusting Moment Of the 2013 Oscars Was a Tweet Attacking a 9-Year-Old Girl

"The Onion," known for its satire, saw universal pushback for ugly, disparaging comments about 9-year-old Oscar nominee Quvenzhané Wallis.
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Never Trust the Onion News Network: Why Readers Must Fact Check Themselves When It Comes to Political Satire

When a satirical story about Mitt Romney can get picked up by another news outlet and treated as fact, news organizations need to learn to take their reporting more seriously.