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Funny story: Washington Post Explains that Owner Jeff Bezos Generously Allows Reporters to Act Fully Independently

Washington Post Explains that Owner Jeff Bezos Generously Allows Reporters to Act Fully Independently

Railing against suggestions by presidential candidate Bernie Sanders that its reporting might be biased by its ownership by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Washington Post editor, Marty Baron, explained that Bezos generously allows Post journalists to operate...

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Funny story: CNN to receive Horace S Ball award for distinguished journalism no malarkey

CNN to receive Horace S Ball award for distinguished journalism no malarkey

The Horace S. Ball Foundation has awarded its prized annual trophy to CNN. This distinguished trophy honors Horace Shinola Ball, of the previous century. In making its selection, The Foundation directed its attention to the following. A re...

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Funny story: Mohammed Bin Salman and team incoming to Belmarsh

Mohammed Bin Salman and team incoming to Belmarsh

UK authorities have been pleased to announce further assistance on its most famous inmate at Belmarsh Prison, Julian Assange. Saudi Arabia’s MBS arrived yesterday, smiling, with a hand-picked team. These assistants have recently been identified...

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Funny story: Assange Additionally Charged with Injuring Government Lamp

Assange Additionally Charged with Injuring Government Lamp

Not shying away from applying antiquated and little-used statutes in the interest of protecting the United States government from the actions of journalists, federal prosecutors have added a 19th count to the 18-count indictment against Wikileaks fou...

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Funny story: Trump Revokes White House Press Credentials Of The Spoof

Trump Revokes White House Press Credentials Of The Spoof

The Spoof, the satirical news website that has consistently dragged the name and reputation of US President, Donald Trump, through the mud, has now suffered the same fate as CNN reporter, Jim Acosta, and had its White House press credentials revoked,...

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Funny story: Saudi Arabia 'deep bloke' offers formula for Assange case in London

Saudi Arabia 'deep bloke' offers formula for Assange case in London

A wave of news yesterday that Mr. Assange is under new danger has brought urgency to finally resolving his case. Mr. Assange’s mouth, as happened with Mr. Khashoggi, has become “far too dangerous for the ordinary person’s understanding of the new...

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Funny story: The Onion To Change To Become More Like The Spoof

The Onion To Change To Become More Like The Spoof

The Onion, the satirical news website par excellence, whose writers are the undisputed high-watermark of satirical literary output, is to make changes to become more like one of its rivals, TheSpoof.com. The Onion has been producing highly-crafted...

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Funny story: General Election Red Herring: Piers Morgan Wins Alex Salmond Nationalism Award

General Election Red Herring: Piers Morgan Wins Alex Salmond Nationalism Award

Piers Morgan is not only one of the UK's most lovable and highly respected journalists; he has now been given an award from Alex Salmond for his sterling contributions to the Scottish Nationalist cause. Salmond groans: "Personally, when I say...

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Funny story: Millionaire tricks CNN into stopping its Coverage of Missing Malaysian Plane

Millionaire tricks CNN into stopping its Coverage of Missing Malaysian Plane

Dateline: ATLANTA--Elderly oddball millionaire, Huey Longbottom, shuns the internet and receives all of his news from CNN, but taking no interest in the missing Malaysian plane, which CNN has covered exhaustively for several weeks, Longbottom orchest...

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Funny story: Toy Mandibles Empower Weak-Jawed Masses

Toy Mandibles Empower Weak-Jawed Masses

Dateline: LOS ANGELES-There's a hot new product that's flying off the shelves. It's called Gravitas Jaws and it consists of a crude plastic mandible bone that's worn over your lower jaw like a beard, except that this piece of plastic has the power to...

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Funny story: Talking Points should be delivered to Empty Rooms, Politicians and Journalists Agree

Talking Points should be delivered to Empty Rooms, Politicians and Journalists Agree

Dateline: WASHINGTON-At an unprecedented conference yesterday on relations between journalism and democratic government, Washington correspondents together with congressional leaders and the President reached an understanding about their public c...

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Funny story: Monster Trucks, are 'not gay.'

Monster Trucks, are 'not gay.'

LGBT officials interrupted during speech by, 'Monster trucks, are not gay.' "Apparently his name is Timmy Tucker. He's a Monster Truck driver. We weren't even on the subject of Monster Trucks!? We never even mention them..." 'We're not on the s...

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Funny story: White House Admits Employing the Carney Automaton

White House Admits Employing the Carney Automaton

Following weeks of heated rumors and speculation the White House issued a press release admitting that Presidential Apologist Jay Carney is not actually human, but is an early prototype of a new line of talking-points press robots. The discovery foll...

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Funny story: We like Fracking and We like to Frack

We like Fracking and We like to Frack

Another day another punning newspaper headline about shale gas extraction. The industry has been a godsend for copywriters everywhere. Said one fleet street hack, "the great thing about Fracking is that it's possible to replace the word 'fuck', with...

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Funny story: Person who died yesterday still dead today

Person who died yesterday still dead today

Obituary writers across the globe last night pushed hard at the boundaries of factual news reporting to write more stuff about the famous guy who yesterday died peacefully in his food blender, aged 82 (or 83, depending on whether you believe Wikipedi...

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Funny story: Chris Matthews: The Unauthorized Biography

Chris Matthews: The Unauthorized Biography

To show that he believed in "giving back" even before he had anything to give back, MSNBC's Chris Matthews went to Africa as a recent college graduate to serve on the Peace Corps. Then, to avoid work, he got on the public dole immediately upon his return stateside, working as an aide in the U. S. Senate. Because he had a way with words, if not with women, Matthews became a speechwriter, scripting...

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Funny story: Amazon's WaPo to adopt News 'R Us approach

Amazon's WaPo to adopt News 'R Us approach

Insider to Amazon's recent purchase of The Washington Post, Roger E. Quietus indicates a major task for the newspaper upcoming will be brokering and promoting political agreements favoring Amazon business. Mr. Quietus (who prefers to remain quie...

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