THE ONION: The World of Fake News with Chad Nackers & John Harris
Thursday, 04 Sep 2008 at 8:00 pm – Great Hall, Memorial UnionThe Onion editors/writers Chad Nackers and John Harris examine the success of this satirical news source that heckled public officials and mocked traditional media long before the fake news of The Daily Show. They will explain their crackpot coverage of current events, hard-hitting national news stories, in-depth local articles, and engaging opinion columns along with the issues that other publications miss. Part of the National Affairs Series: How Will America Change?
- National Affairs
- Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government)
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