noun | sat·ire | (ˈsa-ˌtī(-ə)r)
a way of using humor to show that someone or something is foolish, weak, bad, etc. : humor that shows the weaknesses or bad qualities of a person, government, society, etc.
Fun, but not good sources for news:
"As Presidential Primaries Begin, Late Night TV Boosts Political Satire." All Things Considered, 5 Feb. 2016.
"It's No Laughing Matter: Cartoon Analysis Guide." Library of Congress.
“Jon Stewart On Political Satire In A Free And Democratic Society.” RadioFreeEurope, 11 May 2009.
Trudeau, Garry. "The Abuse of Satire." The Atlantic, 11 April 2015.
Who's Laughing Now? American Political Satire, PBS, 2003.