Political satire is satire that specializes in gaining entertainment from politics; it has also been ... Watching or reading satire has since ancient time been considered one of the best ways to understand a culture and a society. ... Both hosts' television programs were broadcast on Comedy Central, while The Daily Show ...


These are to be found in every society, and a humorous presentation of them ... To understand political satire, the spectator must know something about the ...


Anthropology professor Angelique Haugerud explores the role of this type of comedy in society.


By reflecting on various approaches to the study of political humor's content, audience, ... ways to consider the effects of political humor on individuals and society.


Mar 26, 2018 ... Research shows a clear intersection between humor and political communication ... Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society 36: 241–248.


Apr 6, 2018 ... Is humor a vehicle for meaningful political communication, or are politics just raw ... this question in a paper published last week in New Media & Society. The question of what people do with political humor is significant.


Dec 19, 2012 ... ... like Jonathan Swift and Benjamin Franklin before them, use satire and parody to poke fun at politics and society with the hope that the humor ...


Aug 24, 2016 ... “Whatever happens in British society, stand-up immediately begins a ... Political comedy, she argues, can foster a sense of shared ideals.


Jan 28, 2015 ... It's a key function of a democratic society, say the authors of a new ... to use satirical comedy to put political pressure on misinformation, folly, ...