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Funny story: No News Today - Media Twiddles Its Collective Thumbs

No News Today - Media Twiddles Its Collective Thumbs

News media outlets worldwide were today left twiddling their thumbs and drinking inordinate amounts of coffee because there was simply nothing to report. The lull between Christmas and the New Year has been long acknowledged as the slackest news p...

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Funny story: Review of 2008

Review of 2008

It's been a bad year for the light hearted. What with the Antarctic disappearing, the economy exploding, house prices falling faster than an astronaut's toolbox and the price of oil reaching twenty-trillion dollars a barrel, there's been little to laugh at. Look on the bright side: the world could have been sucked into a black hole in October. 2008 was the year of the potato. The year start...

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Funny story: Network TV Anchor Jobs Outsourced To India

Network TV Anchor Jobs Outsourced To India

New Yawk, NY-- The major network executives are feeling the pinch of the credit crunch and are taking drastic measures to cut expenses. All three news anchors at CBS, NBC and ABC have been fired. There jobs have been outsourced to India, and the ne...

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Funny story: Sir Trevor McDonald To Host New ITV Show 'Strictly Come Newsreading'

Sir Trevor McDonald To Host New ITV Show 'Strictly Come Newsreading'

Veteran newsreader Sir Trevor McDonald has made his last appearance as co-presenter of ITV's News at Ten, but, in the biggest shock of the day, he has been offered a new contract presenting ITV's new show, Strictly Come Newsreading. Sir Trevor, 79...

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Funny story: Russell Brand To Read BBC Ten O'Clock News

Russell Brand To Read BBC Ten O'Clock News

Russell Brand, the rude, disgraceful, disgusting, despicable dickhead who left offensive and inappropriate comments on Andrew Sachs voicemail, has been revealed as the new presenter of the BBC Ten O'Clock News programme. The freakish Brand made hi...

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Funny story: No news is good news - False, claim BBC

No news is good news - False, claim BBC

3 days ago all major television networks in the UK trialled a removal of all news based programmes from the television schedules in response to over-zealous viewers such as someone from Norfolk who claimed that no news is, in fact, good news. In...

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Funny story: Man Commits Suicide After Hearing Too Much Terrible News

Man Commits Suicide After Hearing Too Much Terrible News

Police in in the Midlands have this morning released details of an absolute tragedy in the case of a man who may have taken his own life after apparently becoming 'fed up' of the constant stream of terribly Bad News issuing from his TV set. Forres...

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Funny story: No News?

No News?

Yesterday saw what could possibly be the first day with no news, so what happened?...

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Funny story: CNN and ABC News To Be Moved To Children's Channels

CNN and ABC News To Be Moved To Children's Channels

American news networks CNN and ABC News are to be moved to children's channels. Kiddies TV channel spokesman Phil Smith said: 'Yes, we've bought up CNN to air at our prime time of 5 til 7, for the 10 to 14 year-olds. We're confident that such simp...

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Funny story: News Blackout Due To Excessive Bad News

News Blackout Due To Excessive Bad News

News stations around the world observed a self-imposed news ban today after several breaking news stories signalled the worst day of news in the history of news reporting.

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Funny story: Tabloids to print news alphabetically

Tabloids to print news alphabetically

In an effort to assist the hard of thinking and those who turn immediately to the football pages of their tabloids before reading anything else, the Newspaper Association has announced that from next month, all news in tabloid newspapers (except the...

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Funny story: Man Having Good Day Reminded By Thoughtful Media: People Are Being Killed

Man Having Good Day Reminded By Thoughtful Media: People Are Being Killed

AUSTIN - A man having a rare good day wherein nothing seemed to be going wrong, was reminded by a thoughtful media that there were thousands of people dying all over the world and that there was absolutely nothing he could do about it except feel gui...

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Funny story: Man who doesn't read or watch news is interviewed on the news

Man who doesn't read or watch news is interviewed on the news

Kaystump, Kentucky - Raccoon Catters, who admits to being around 80 years old, he thinks, has admitted he has never read a newspaper or watched any news on television.

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Funny story: No More News for Newspapers

No More News for Newspapers

(LONDON) Broadsheet newspapers have struggled for years to keep up with the popularity of the tabloid press. They opted to maintain the high ground by publishing factual news in the vain hope of attracting the 'intelligent reader' niche marke...

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Funny story: World's media will turn to spoof writers for April Fools news

World's media will turn to spoof writers for April Fools news

THE world's print media will be turning its attention to spoof media websites and publications on Tuesday in anticipation of following up a host of world exclusives.

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Funny story: Ancient brain surgery rediscovered in Greece

Ancient brain surgery rediscovered in Greece

Today's headline news out of Europe reports of archaeologists discovering an ancient skeleton of a young woman in the Greek city of Veria that apparently underwent a medical procedure known as trepaning (or trephining).

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Funny story: Bloomberg, Reuters & WSJ agree on headlines on crude, dollar and gold

Bloomberg, Reuters & WSJ agree on headlines on crude, dollar and gold

You know it. There should be innovations, originality, creativity in journalism. And all of them try to be creative to differentiate it from the rest, more so in the title, in headlines. It's a maddening crowd, thanks to wired and online news. Bu...

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