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13 Genuine Responses To Satirical Articles That Will Make You Shake Your Head - Satire has been a legitimate form of humor for hundreds of years now, so you’d think that people would get the concept. It’s all over the web these days and, while some sites offer fairly subtle satire, popular publications like The Onion and Clickhole focus on articles that are obviously satirical. Even so, it seems to go completely over the heads of some folks out there. Worryingly so, in fact! We’re not sure how people manage to believe these articles are real, but they do… and not in insignificant numbers, either! Here are thirteen genuine responses to satirical articles that will make you shake your head.

19 People Who Clearly Don’t Know What Satire Is - In the age of "FAKE NEWS!," it can be difficult to discern which news items are real and which are spewing false, hateful information. But satire? That stuff's pretty obvious. Even when an article is hitting you over the head with satire, some people still won't get it.

Huffington Post Satire - HuffPost is for the people — not the powerful. We are empathetic reporters and observers. We hold power accountable. We entertain without guilt. We share what people need to know to live their best lives. If something matters to our audience, it matters to us. We are the original internet newspaper, founded in 2005. Now we have newsrooms and editions in 16 countries. We’re truly global, but still feel local. We tell stories in text, video, audio and pictures, and bring them to our audiences wherever they are. We're fast, fun and inclusive. And we'll always make sure you know what's real.


Online Satirical News: List of Satirical News Sites - This page provides link to many satirical news sites. This is a valuable page to consult if you are unsure if a story you are looking at online is real or if you are interested at looking at these sites to learn more about them. Of course, maybe it is final weeks and you just need a good laugh to break the stress: these sites are good for that, too!

Snopes Satire - The Snopes.com web site was founded by David Mikkelson, a project begun in 1994 as an expression of his interest in researching urban legends that has since grown into the oldest and largest fact-checking site on the Internet — one widely regarded by journalists, folklorists, and laypersons alike as one of the world’s essential resources. Snopes.com is routinely included in annual “Best of the Web” lists and has been the recipient of two Webby awards.

The Conversation Articles on Political satire - Browse Political satire news, research and analysis from The Conversation

The New Yorker Satire - The New Yorker is considered by many to be the most influential magazine in the world, renowned for its in-depth reporting, political and cultural commentary, fiction, poetry, and humor.

The Onion Satire - is the world’s leading satire news publication, offering highly acclaimed, universally revered coverage of breaking national, international, and local news events. Rising from its humble beginnings as a print newspaper in 1756, The Onion now enjoys a daily readership of 4.3 trillion and has grown into the single most powerful and influential organization in human history.

The Onion Trump Satire - is the world’s leading satire news publication, offering highly acclaimed, universally revered coverage of breaking national, international, and local news events. Rising from its humble beginnings as a print newspaper in 1756, The Onion now enjoys a daily readership of 4.3 trillion and has grown into the single most powerful and influential organization in human history.

Trump and the rebirth of satire - When Donald Trump was elected US President, many pronounced satire dead. The twitter hashtag #nottheonion, a reference to the satirical news website, grew more common with every outlandish tweet and unpredictable decision from America’s new leader. But to paraphrase one of the country’s most revered authors, Mark Twain, rumours of satire’s death proved grossly exaggerated.

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