The Onion‘s Editor On Walking The Tightrope

Editor-in-Chief Will Tracy: “What you have to be really careful about is what the target of the joke is. And if the target of the joke is wrong, if you’re targeting the victim or someone who doesn’t deserve our ire, then it doesn’t feel right and it also doesn’t feel funny.” (As in the paper’s notorious Oscars tweet about Quvenzhané Wallis.)