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Podcast at: http://www.talkshoe.com/tc/124369
Resources discussed in podcast (and some added later)
- Satire is hard to write and not for everyone
- How to Write Satire (YouTube)
- Five Rules for Writing Wickedly Funny Satire from a Pakistani Social Butterfly
Satire Gone Wrong
- Georgetown students say campus satire is racist
- Rutgers’ Bias Investigation of Satirical Newspaper is No Laughing Matter
- Reed students, president apologize for satirical article about killing Jews at Lewis & Clark
- University of Massachusetts Lowell’s newspaper lands in hot water with satirical edition
Wrongs Handled Right
Pretty Great Satire about Pretty Sensitive Topics
I’ll let you make up your own mindabout this one. Discuss it with your staff as a case study. In your case, probably err on the side of caution until you’re really an expert.