The Stewart / Colbert Effect : Essays on the Real Impacts of Fake News (Paperback)

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The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report have attracted much interest in recent years from popular audiences as well as scholars in various disciplines. Both Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert have been named on Time magazine''s list of the most influential people in the world. The ten essays in this interdisciplinary collection explore the issues engendered by the popularity of entertainment news, including the role of satire in politics, the declining level of trust in traditional sources of media, the shows'' cathartic or informational function, and the ways in which these shows influence public opinion. It is a vital addition to the scholarship on the collision of pop culture and politics.

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Publisher McFarland & Co Inc Pub
Mfg Part# 9780786458868
SKU 220425397
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0786458860
Release Date 7/1/2011
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8.75H x 5.75L x 0.25T
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Editors Note "The ten essays in this interdisciplinary collection explore the issues engendered by the popularity of entertainment news, including the role of satire in politics, the declining level of trust in traditional sources of media, the shows' cathartic or informational function, and the ways in which these shows influence public opinion"--Provided by publisher.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0198
Publisher McFarland & Company

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