Satire in News

How does humor add to information?

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This week we sit down with Chad Anderson, a local comedian in Winnipeg, about the role of satire news sites like The Onion, how humor works over Twitter, and the role of humor in life. We figure it functions in news pretty similarly to humor in life. Chad speaks from personal experience of writing jokes and figuring out where the line, and then we touch on Charlie Hebdo and the consequences when humor crosses that line.