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The Onion Controversy

Which Little Girls Is It 'OK' To Make Fun Of?

The Huffington Post | Oliver Noble | Posted 02.28.2013 | Comedy

There was been much debate as to whether The Onion’s controversial Oscar night tweet, about Quvenzhané Wallis, was brilliant satire or offensive tr...

Former 'Onion' Staffers Spoof Quvenzhané Apology

Posted 02.25.2013 | Comedy

"The Onion" has released a rare apology after the parody newspaper's Oscars tweet about young actress Quvenzhané Wallis sparked controversy. Soon...

'The Onion' Responds To Sandy Hook Tragedy

Posted 12.17.2012 | Comedy

With sad echoes of its famous post-9/11 issue, "The Onion" responded almost immediately to the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School with a cover st...

'The Onion' Responds To Empire State Building Shooting

Posted 08.24.2012 | Comedy

Timing is everything, both in comedy and life. "The Onion" proved that true by responding to today's tragic Empire State Building shooting by making ...

The Onion Stokes Controversy Yet Again

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 08.11.2012 | Comedy

On the same day that hundreds gathered to memorialize the six Sikh worshippers gunned down at a temple in Milwaukee, satirical news site The Onion ran...

Did The Onion Go Too Far This Time?

AP | Posted 08.05.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- The satirical newspaper The Onion is attracting some public ire for an image that shows an airliner about to crash into Chicago's Willis To...