Posts Tagged ‘satire’

how to write a (BBC?) news item for a website

October 1, 2010

This wonderful piece of humour thoroughly dissects news website reporting in a way which illuminates the whole genre: 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/the-lay-scientist/2010/sep/24/1

 You’ll never read such an item the same way again!

 

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The Onion

June 19, 2009

And finally on this week’s theme we have The Onion, a site that received a Peabody Award for “providing ersatz news that has a worrisome ring of truth”.

http://www.theonion.com