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The right to joke: Which topics can satirists tackle after Charlie Hebdo?

The right to joke: Which topics can satirists tackle after Charlie Hebdo?

Emily Brandenstein

January 18, 2015


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After the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, some wonder if satirists shouldn't tackle certain topics To some, satire is light-hearted humor, using comedy to poke fun at politics or recent events. But lately, satire has come under attack, with extremists taking drastic measures to punish satirists for their risqué comedy.  The Jan. 7 ...

Je suis Charlie: The future of free press after Charlie Hebdo

Je suis Charlie: The future of free press after Charlie Hebdo

Kate Kownacki

January 18, 2015


Filed under Opinions

Last week, few people knew of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris. Now, in the wake of a horrifying attack resulting in 12 fatalities, hysteria has been unleashed, leaving the future of free press up for public debate. Read More »...

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