Wednesday, August 10, 2011

The Onion: News Before it Happens, Part 3

I've documented at least three instances of The Onion having the news slightly before the rest of the media. Here is another one.

The Onion article, August 4:
Drunken Ben Bernanke Tells Everyone At Neighborhood Bar How Screwed U.S. Economy Really Is

Yahoo! Finance, August 9:
The Fed’s Disappointing No Exit Announcement

They definitely deserve to win a Pulitzer. Here are the other times they've had the story before anyone else:

Part 1
Part 2