Entertaining politics : satiric television and political engagement /
|Published:||Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2010.|
|Series:||Communication, media, and politics.
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Table of Contents:
- Preface to the Second Edition
- Part I. Television and Politics Today
- 1. The Changing Face of Politics on Television
- 2. Rethinking Television's Relationship to Civic Engagement
- Part II. Entertaining Political Talk
- 3. From Insiders to Outsiders: The Transformation of Political Talk on Television
- 4. New Political Television: Questioning News Media's Regime of Truth
- 5. The Competing Senses of Political Insiders and Outsiders
- 6. Changing the Conversation: The Daily Show's Interviews and Interrogations
- Part III. Faking It (For Real) in News and Talk
- 7. Muckraking Through Fake Newsmagazines: Michael Moore's Satire TV
- 8. Fake News vs. Real News: The Case of The Daily Show and CNN
- 9. Faux Real and Faux Play: The Parody of Punditry in The Colbert Report
- Part IV. Audiences/Fans/Citizens
- 10. Viewer Engagement Beyond Information Acquisition: Celebrity, Talk, and Play
- 11. The Expanding and Contested Boundaries of New Political Television
- Appendix: Methodology for Audience Research
- About the Author
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