The title of all submissions needs to match the article headline exactly. Copy and paste from the main headline only, do not include anything beyond the primary headline such as byliners, subtitles, flavor text, quotes from the article, news outlet, location, cross post tags, tags, and so on. The only exception is that, if an article has a title in all caps, you may change the capitalization to title case, but everything else must remain the same.
Submissions must be in the form of a news article. Videos are only allowed if they are accompanied by a complete text article.
Find the source of your story before you submit it, simply by checking for references or googling the subject to locate the original piece.
Check the sub for your story before you submit it; if it’s already here then please vote and comment there instead of posting another version.
Even if they are technically from a source other than The Onion, any article submission written as satire or even true stories written in a satirical manner are not allowed.
Do not post tabloid news stories, or articles that source from tabloid news outlets.
Articles need to have been written within two weeks of its submission date.
Please do not post non-English articles.
If you’re using a mobile device to post a story make sure you remove any mobile identifiers from the url before submitting.
Please ensure you aren’t submitting a link that utilizes a paywall or survey wall in order gain access to the complete article. Do not submit links that redirect you to another site to read the article and do not submit using link shorteners either.