‘Onion News Network’ is a relentless half-hour of bludgeoning graphics, hyperbole and anxiety

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The IFC show, which debuts tonight, has “a little of Fox’s burnished aggression, a little of CNN’s high-gloss dispassion and HLN’s high-speed news buffet, even a nod to MSNBC’s ubiquitous prison documentaries,” writes James Poniewozik. “Some sketches drag – on TV, unlike online, you can’t skim – and the funniest bits are often in the throwaway graphics and background visuals.”

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  • Anonymous

    If the “Onion News Network’ is a relentless half-hour of bludgeoning
    graphics, hyperbole and anxiety, as
    Jim Romenesko says on Jan 21 ……The IFC show, which debuts tonight,
    has “a little of Fox TV’s burnished aggression, a little of CNN’s
    high-gloss dispassion and HLN’s high-speed news buffet, even a nod to
    MSNBC’s ubiquitous prison documentaries….” maybe NEXT MEDIA could
    debut an worldwide TV anime news channel soon?

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