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Excellent

A good summary of the news, very funny and smart

Not a long enough series!

Charlie Brooker is a British comedian, columnist and writer known for his, often surreal and rather sweary, satirical take on modern media. Aside from his own programmes such as Screenwipe and his regular contributions to The Guardian, Brooker has also been involved in the writing of some...

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“Charlie Brooker's Newswipe”

published 22/06/2009

Superb analytical and satirical programming

Make more of them!

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the mind of Charlie Brooker, and welcome to his spin-off of his successful cult critique show "Screenwipe"; "Newswipe" - but instead solely focusing on the world of news and current affairs. Something the show's predecessor skimmed over but never tore into as...

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Excellent

“Funny when you first see it”

published 20/04/2011

Funny and topical

goes on for way too long!

If you've ever watched Screenwipe, you'll know pretty much what Newswipe is going to be like. It's got Charlie's pieces to camera from his flat, where he talks to the TV and the viewer while passing scathing comments on clips. It's got a guest poet. It's got a guest reporter. It has a guest...

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