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The Afghan Onion

Political Activism, Onion-Style: The Afghan Onion

Political satire is a form of commentary that is protected to some degree in most of the Western world. In nations with fewer protections for the media, such as Afghanistan, such commentary is much riskier. In our exclusive interview with the writers behind the Afghan Onion, we discuss the current media landscape in Afghanistan and the politics of satire under fire.
Check Please! is a journal devoted to the serious examination of humor and satire, particularly online, ranging from its role in relation to actual journalism to practical considerations of producing a humor website. It is intended as a resource for both the online satire and journalism communities. It is published periodically in association with HumorFeed, a community of news satire webmasters working together to improve and promote their respective sites via a variety of collaborative activities.
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