The season opener expertly seeds the plot points that will unravel throughout the final series, culminating in the resolution of the core storyline: who will succeed Logan Roy as CEO?
A satirist posted a parody of a police Facebook page. He was arrested and jailed for four days. How far do free speech protections extend when it comes to satire about government?
‘America’s finest news source’ The Onion wants the US Supreme Court to answer some difficult questions: is satire protected speech, and if so, how do we define it?
The South African comedian has brought clarity and fresh perspectives to often emotionally charged political issues.
Recent changes to defamation laws may give political commentators more room to manoeuvre, but up-and-coming satirists will still face challenges to safely practice their craft.
Effective political satire will often cause outrage. But is there evidence to suggest it can influence people’s personal politics?
Anonymous satire by a 1709 political writer worked like today’s partisan clickbait.
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm won’t be the Jeff Bezos-backed David that slays Goliath. But the film does manage to skewer some targets beyond the White House, such as the creepy misogyny on full display.
A political action committee of longtime Republican strategists is using satire to attack President Donald Trump and influence American voters.
Puritans were often depicted as fools until they had a shot at government, and then the humour got darker.
Political satire is not dead – but it’s had to adapt since Donald Trump’s election.
What people find funny about politics depends largely on who is in power.
It’s dehumanising when cartoonists use images of sexual violence to make broad-brush comments about society.
Satire can skewer a pompous or corrupt politician. But history shows it can also popularise its targets.
The second feature from the creator of Brass Eye and Four Lions is a savage spoof on the FBI’s counter-terrorism strategy.
Jon Stewart insists he is just a comedian, but his comic barbs have always had a political edge.
The rise of black comedy to explain Venezuela’s chaos recalls an old saying in the crisis-stricken South American country: ‘Laugh so you don’t cry.’
Spoof Twitter accounts carry on a grand tradition of satire that has its roots in the 18th century.
Royals, politicians and pop stars were all fair game for this smash hit show of the 1980s and 1990s.
Satirist Jonathan Biggins on sending up the pollies.
Jonathan Biggins, who has been sending up politicians as part of the Wharf Revue for almost two decades, has some sharp words about social media and a warning on political correctness.