Entertaining politics : satiric television and political engagement /

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Main Author: Jones, Jeffrey P., 1963-
Format: Book
Published:Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2010.
Edition:2nd ed.
Series:Communication, media, and politics.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface to the Second Edition
  • Acknowledgments
  • 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
  • Notes
  • Index
  • About the Author

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