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The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. See categories below. The early entry deadline is on December 9th, 2021.

From the 11th Annual Shorty Awards

MAFFICK MEDIA: Should the US intervene in Badistan?

Entered in News & Media, Facebook Video, Long Form Video

About this entry

Should the US intervene in Badistan? is a satire sketch produced by Maffick Media's Soapbox brand. It unabashedly calls out US interventionist foreign policy and the US corporate media's support of it.

Why does this entry deserve to win?

With this video we sought to attract attention to and create dialogue around a serious political dilemma through humor and satire.

Should the US intervene in Badistan? was published on Soapbox's Facebook page in October 2018 and was shared by Soapbox's sister channel In the Now on both Facebook and Twitter.


Results

Social critique through humor works! Audience members engaged actively with Should the US intervene in Badistan? It received close to 1,000 comments on Facebook, many of which sparked real, passionate debate about important issues like regime change and corporate influence on policymaking.

The video amassed more than 225K views across multiple social media platforms and was shared more than 2,500 times on Facebook alone.

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Entrant Company / Organization Name

Maffick Media

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