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The editors of The Onion reveal their top tips for aspiring satirists

Whether you’re looking at the world of politics, news or comedy in 2018 it is impossible to ignore one influential style; satire.

Whether you aspire to write for the Betoota Advocate or Saturday Night Live, the skills to create great satire are a must have.

Despite the huge surge in the popularity of satire in the age of absurdist news cycles, The Onion has stuck around as a leader in the field.

Their subtle, nuanced and dry use of the art form often results in their articles being mistaken for fake news.

We caught up with the satirical masters behind the publication to ask them for their best advice on how to write amazing satire.

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