Influence of Satirical News on Political Campaigns & Elections

4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

Hosted by The Onion

Main Stage 2 - The Merchandise Mart 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza Chicago Illinois 60654




More than ever before, people are relying on nontraditional media outlets as their main source of news. With the 2016 election right around the corner, satirical news sources have a particularly strong ability to influence voters all over the country. Cole Bolton, editor-in-chief of The Onion, will lead a panel with senior writer Seena Vali and staff writer Mike Gillis to discuss the influence of satirical news on elections.

Time of this event is subject to change.


Venue & Location

Main Stage 2 - The Merchandise Mart

222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza
Chicago, Illinois 60654





Social Media Week

4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

Influence of Satirical News on Political Campaigns & Elections

Hosted by The Onion






  • Cole Bolton

    Cole Bolton

    Editor-in-Chief

    The Onion

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  • Mike Gillis

    Mike Gillis

    Staff Writer

    The Onion

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  • Seena Valli

    Seena Valli

    Senior Writer & Sports Editor

    The Onion

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