The Onion: How Will The End Of Print Journalism Affect Old Loons Who Hoard Newspapers?

We in the journalism world do tend to take ourselves quite seriously sometimes, so it’s no surprise that we’re sometimes a target for satire. This latest video from The Onion is a funny example.

Although it isn’t LGBT specific, it does lampoon the sad state of our industry, which is something all journalists—LGBT or otherwise—can understand. And for the record, I laughed my head off. I hope you do too.

Here’s how they describe the video:

Panelists discuss how the decline of the newspaper industry will affect the loons and shut-ins who rely on newspapers for stacking around their ramshackle homes.

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One Response

  1. I am deeply distressed that there was no mention made of using newspapers to fill excess space when shipping packages. If you are going to do an investigative piece, you should consider all sides. This is journalism at its shoddiest.

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