They start with over 600 potential headlines for their fake-news newspaper each week, and over the course of two days, in the very tough room that is their editorial conference room, they select 16 to go in the paper. Plus other people speaking their minds in very tough rooms. (This program originally aired on February 9, 2008.)
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Image: This dry erase board in The Onion's conference room lists stories they hope to do in future issues.