Rock Center   |  February 28, 2013

EXCLUSIVE: Inside ‘The Onion’ pre-Oscar editorial meeting

Two weeks before the 85th Academy Awards, Rock Center's Harry Smith sat in during an “Onion” editorial meeting where they brainstormed content for Oscar night. The staff discussed several possible headlines and mentioned nine-year-old "Beasts of the Southern Wild" actress Quvenzhané Wallis. During the awards, Wallis was the butte of a controversial joke tweeted by the Onion. Smith's full report airs Friday, March 1 at 10PM/9C on NBC's Rock Center with Brian Williams.

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