Univision buys controlling stake in The Onion.

Nope, I am not joking. The satirical news source has been the subject of some interesting news reports by unsuspecting foreign outlets unfamiliar with the publication,  such as 2012 when Iran’s Fars News Agency believed a story claiming rural whites in America preferred President Ahmedinijad to President Obama (CNN story here).

For more coverage: http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/01/19/463535648/area-satiric-publication-the-onion-sold-to-univision-seriously

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