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Satirical 'Onion' Attracts Readers Online, in Print

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Greg Beato, contributing editor and columnist for Reason magazine, talks about the ascent of the satirical newspaper The Onion.

Beato is the author of the article "Amusing Ourselves to Depth," in which he explains how The Onion recently achieved a 60 percent increase in print circulation and attracts more than two million online readers per week.

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