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OTHER WORDS FROM satirenon·sat·ire, noun
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Thus far, most professionalized deepfakes have been based on famous people and made with clear, constructive goals, so they are legally protected in the US under satire laws.
Over the years, Francis has deepfaked politicians like Boris Johnson and celebrities like Kim Kardashian, all in the name of education and satire.
There are currently no real guidelines on how to label deepfakes, for example, or where the line falls between satire and misinformation.
Good political satire that responds to the tumult of the times is possible.
Art does not have to be political satire to help us reckon with the world.
And the fact that satire unnerves the intolerant is evidence of its positive power.Why We Stand With Charlie Hebdo—And You Should Too|John Avlon|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The 289-page satire follows Morris Feldstein, a pharmaceutical salesman who gets seduced by a lonely receptionist.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The premise was simple: satire is devastating against tyrants.The Sony Hack and America’s Craven Capitulation To Terror|David Keyes|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We prefer to wave away the warning signs; like The Interview, Mulholland Drive was comfortably downplayed as over-the-top satire.Pyongyang Shuffle: Hollywood In Dead Panic Over Sony Hack|James Poulos|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But now, the controversy surrounding the political satire has gotten serious.Exclusive: Sony Emails Say State Department Blessed Kim Jong-Un Assassination in ‘The Interview’|William Boot|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was judge of the admiralty court of Pennsylvania; his writings abound with wit, humor and satire.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Other caricatures of the period more justly include ministers in their satire.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
Page after page—full of caustic satire, humorous sally and profound epigram—fairly bristles with merriment.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
As the drink takes effect our parlour customers attempt satire, and their efforts are always of a strongly personal nature.The Chequers|James Runciman
The syllogisms were overthrown by their satire, and their arguments evaporated in their vituperation.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
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Cultural definitions for satire
A work of literature that mocks social conventions, another work of art, or anything its author thinks ridiculous. Gulliver's Travels, by Jonathan Swift, is a satire of eighteenth-century British society.