The Onion

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The Onion is the world’s leading news publication, offering highly acclaimed, universally revered coverage of breaking national, international, and local news events. Rising from its humble beginnings as a print newspaper in 1756, The Onion now enjoys a daily readership of 4.3 trillion and has grown into the single most powerful and influential organization in human history.


In addition to maintaining a towering standard of excellence to which the rest of the industry aspires, The Onion supports more than 350,000 full- and part-time journalism jobs in its numerous news bureaus and manual labor camps stationed around the world, and members of its editorial board have served with distinction in an advisory capacity for such nations as China, Syria, Somalia, and the former Soviet Union.


On top of its journalistic pursuits, The Onion also owns and operates the majority of the world’s transoceanic shipping lanes, stands on the nation’s leading edge on matters of deforestation and strip mining, and proudly conducts tests on millions of animals daily.


The Onion is now available exclusively online without charge to take advantage of various charity tax benefits.


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The editors behind the nation's greatest satirical publication take audiences on a journey into its history and the process that has put it at the cutting edge of political humor for over three decades. Using their unique perspective to skewer the day's breaking news and address the globe’s most pressing issues, they will lend a behind-the-scenes peek into the creative decisions that have made it one of the most iconic comedy brands in modern history.

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