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Funny story: New Study Shows People Unwilling to Read Overly Long Head

New Study Shows People Unwilling to Read Overly Long Head

A new study showed that in this, the age of sound bites and bullet points, readers are unwilling to read headlines or even sentences longer than a few "We almost have to use acronyms for everything," said NYT Staff Editor Kim Lancing. "Even if t...

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Funny story: The Sunday Papers Review

The Sunday Papers Review

For those readers who don't have the time to read the news in full, here's a snapshot of what some of the leading Sunday rags are reporting. Royal Couple Arrive In Monaco - (The Sunday Error) Harry and Meghan were scheduled to visit Morocco, but...

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Funny story: USA Today Unveils New “Fact-Free USA Today”

USA Today Unveils New “Fact-Free USA Today”

MCLEAN, VIRGINIA – The national newspaper USA Today shocked the world on October 10, 2018, when it debuted its new “Fact-Free USA Today” format. President Donald Trump's op-ed, which claimed that the Democratic Party wanted to gut Medicare and use...

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Funny story: Newspaper Headlines Roundup

Newspaper Headlines Roundup

In a diatribe today under the headline "Brexit Traitors", Daily Mail editor Paul Dacre, writing from his EU funded estate in Scotland, rails against the length of time Brexit is taking. He calls Prime MInister Theresa May a "fucking Remainer bitch" a...

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Funny story: More "Daily Mail" Things From Day-To-Day Life Which Cause Cancer

More "Daily Mail" Things From Day-To-Day Life Which Cause Cancer

Back and to the Left news has today teamed up with the Daily Mail to bring you the top five surprising signs you definitely have cancer: 1. Being a “reomoaner”: Does the fact that the glorious new dawn of Brexit cause you to complain and bleat lik...

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Funny story: Why The London Gazette Rejected "A Modest Proposal"

Why The London Gazette Rejected "A Modest Proposal"

From: Editor, The London Gazette To: Jonathan Swift Subj.: Your Submission Dear Mr. Swift: Thank you for your recent submission of "A Modest Proposal" to the Opinion pages of The London Gazette. The piece was a most interesting read. Unfortunately, we are unable to use it. We wish you well in finding a place for it elsewhere. We normally do not respond to unsolicited submissions, but in...

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Funny story: Rupert Murdoch promises to get Theresa May elected next time

Rupert Murdoch promises to get Theresa May elected next time

After a relentless campaign of negative attacks on Jeremy Corbyn, Rupert Murdoch was said to be furious that the Labour leader did so well in the election. One observer said that on seeing the first exit poll on election night, Murdoch stormed out of...

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Funny story: Official body confirms that the fake news website "Fake News" does contain fake news

Official body confirms that the fake news website "Fake News" does contain fake news

The official world news monitoring body, Mad Magazine, has today confirmed that the website "Fake News" does in fact contain stories that are entirely fake. Previously used over the past decade as a source of news and stories by organisations such...

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Funny story: What's Next After Corbyn 'Chairman Mao Bike' Allegations?

What's Next After Corbyn 'Chairman Mao Bike' Allegations?

According to the papers criticised by the following link, Jeremy Corbyn doesn't just ride any bicycle... He rides a CHAIRMAN MAO BICYCLE!!!!!! AHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! http://www.thenational.scot/politics/his-chairman-mao-like-bicycle-right-wing-press-loses-the-plot-as-jeremy-corbyn-hits-out-at-poverty-deniers.7645 White supremacist tabloid-believers across the entire...

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Funny story: Lafayette: Feeling good about ourselves

Lafayette: Feeling good about ourselves

Bobby Jindal says it's the wrong time to talk about gun control and he should know since he w as told by other Republican politicians who say this each and every time something like Lafayette occurs.  When the grieving is over, assuming Republican p...

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Funny story: British "Moral Panic" Tabloid Media is Far-Leftie Conspiracy

British "Moral Panic" Tabloid Media is Far-Leftie Conspiracy

Unsurprisingly, it turns out that the supposedly "right-wing" media in the UK has been infiltrated by malign and conspiratorial forces. To wit, a vicious gang of far-left radical extremists™ who are attempting to destroy conservative, libertarian, classical liberal, theocratic and even any vaguely centre-leaning politics from the inside. Rod Liddle murmurs: Hey man, it was only mean...

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Funny story: Littlejohn Revives Spectre of Yewtree: Let Socrates Rest in Peace! (2/2)

Littlejohn Revives Spectre of Yewtree: Let Socrates Rest in Peace! (2/2)

Last time, Richard Littlejohn boldly and courageously vindicated the honour of some boring, dusty Athenian smart-arse that nobody gives a crap about. Nope! I don't mean that postmodern ivory tower casino economics dude from Syriza, but if the cap fits… Oh wait, that was a bit stereotypically "right-wing" wasn't it? Must be catching, huh? Yes, in my last column, I was long-windedly holding...

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Funny story: Kim Jung Um Shuts Down U.S. News Media

Kim Jung Um Shuts Down U.S. News Media

WASHINGTON - U.S. officials have concluded that the North Korean government, controlled by Kim Jung Um, ordered the hacking attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment - a breach that led to the studio cancelling the planned release of "The Interview". Th...

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Funny story: NSA Institutes New Program, MEMGONE

NSA Institutes New Program, MEMGONE

A program called "MEMGONE," which erases the political memory of the American people who watch, read, or hear the mass media as been instituted by the National Security Administration or NSA. Major newspapers, network and cable news are cooperating...

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Funny story: Being a Newspaper Reporter Jumps from Being the Worst to the Next-to-Worst of 200 Jobs in America

Being a Newspaper Reporter Jumps from Being the Worst to the Next-to-Worst of 200 Jobs in America

It might be old moldy news, but being a newspaper reporter is the next-to-worst of 200 jobs in America, according to distinguished organizations which employ people who don't do much work and get paid handsomely for spin-doctoring public relations semantic weaponry disguised as "news". According to Poynter.org: Newspaper reporters can add CareerCast.com to the list of sources telling them to fl...

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Funny story: Don't be so repetitive chief, sorry, Mr. Editor-in-Chief

Don't be so repetitive chief, sorry, Mr. Editor-in-Chief

A book by Thaler and Sunstein titled "Nudge" proposed the following solution to the problem of sending angry e-mails, which are often followed by regret: software that cautions you against sending it by saying "warning: this appears to be an uncivil email. do you really and truly want to send it?" A stronger version of this software might also require a user to enter a password to send the seeming...

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Funny story: A Woman Living In Baltimore Still Subscribes To The Newspaper

A Woman Living In Baltimore Still Subscribes To The Newspaper

BALTIMORE - People are always saying that there is nothing new under the sun, but Durango Tucker, a writer with National Focus Magazine has just come across a new story. Tucker spoke to Baltimore hair stylist Ruby Shimashanski, 41, about her pecul...

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