Indian Politicians Unamused by Onion-like website for India

Satire in India – All the news that’s fit to fake – Economist, May 21, 2013
…Congress Party officials in at least two states filed police complaints after the Unreal Times made a spoof film trailer in 2011 that depicted Manmohan Singh, India’s octogenarian and understated prime minister, as an action hero. Most of the time, however, the angry phone calls or online comments can be disregarded as harmless complaints from the sycophants…

The Unreal Times “News reports of this website are works of fiction. Readers are advised not to confuse these with real incidents.”

Faking News “Where truth doesn’t hide”

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