These sources exclusively use humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people’s stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues. Primarily these sources are clear that they are satire and do not attempt to deceive. See all Satire sources.
- Overall, we rate Reductress as a left-leaning satire website based on proper disclosure they are indeed satire.
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Founded in 2013 by Beth Newell and Sarah Pappalardo, Reductress is known as “The first and only satirical women’s magazine.” According to their about page, the mission “is to take on the outdated perspectives and condescending tone of popular women’s media, through the eyes of the funniest women in comedy today. Also, we want people to think we’re pretty.”
Funded by / Ownership
Reductress is owned by Beth Newell and Sarah Pappalardo with revenue derived through advertising, donations and a shop that sells merchandise.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Reductress is a satire website that publishes satirical articles from a feminist perspective. An example article is as follows How to Identify Your Attachment Style and Then Weaponize It and this How to Cum So Hard You Trigger Another Cambrian Explosion and Usher in a Wave of Unprecedented Biodiversity. Most importantly, Reductress clearly states they are satire.
Overall, we rate Reductress as a left-leaning satire website based on proper disclosure they are indeed satire. (D. Van Zandt 10/29/2016) Updated (9/6/2020)