Can satire go too far?   Leave a comment

This is a couple weeks old, but an interesting story nonetheless. In essence, there was some public outrage by people who thought The Onion took this story they published about Congress taking school children hostage too far–an idea we briefly discussed with their Abortionplex article in class a few weeks ago. CNN did this report about it, and I stumbled upon it today.

Is there a line satire shouldn’t cross or does satire have no limits on what it’s free to discuss?

The original story on the Onion that sparked the controversy can be found

Posted October 17, 2011 by tylerdaelemans in Uncategorized

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