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ClickHole started as a meat joke — can it avoid being offal?

30 mins | Nov 10, 2020
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The humour site has survived it all: new owners, layoffs and a culture war. When ClickHole — an offspring from the famous satirical website The Onion — launched in 2014, the media landscape was considerably different from the one of today. Back then, it was joining a booming industry. Nowadays, its survival relies on its capacity to adapt to the times. Kate Knibbs, from WIRED magazine, talks to its original writing team and tracks down the site's evolution through the years.
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