Tuesday, November 12, 2013

No Joking--The Onion Going All-Digital

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After its print edition rolls out in Chicago, Milwaukee and Providence on December 12, satirical  Chicago-based newspaper The Onion will only publish online, the Associated Press reported yesterday.

Founded by two Univ. of Wisconsin students in 1988, The Onion is shedding its skin for an all-digital format because of shriveling print advertising revenue.  The faux-newspaper has ventured into the broadcasting realm recently, with The Onion News Network cable program and the Onion News Empire video pilot that it is developing with Amazon, according to the AP article.

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