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The Resource Strange bedfellows : how late-night comedy turns democracy into a joke, Russell L. Peterson

Strange bedfellows : how late-night comedy turns democracy into a joke, Russell L. Peterson

Label
Strange bedfellows : how late-night comedy turns democracy into a joke
Title
Strange bedfellows
Title remainder
how late-night comedy turns democracy into a joke
Statement of responsibility
Russell L. Peterson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A significant number of Americans get some of their "news" about politics and national affairs from comedy shows. Is "infotainment" a debasement, or a replacement, for traditional news outlets?
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Peterson, Russell Leslie
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Language note
English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Television comedies
  • Television talk shows
  • Television broadcasting of news
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Television broadcasting of news
  • Television comedies
  • Television talk shows
  • United States
Label
Strange bedfellows : how late-night comedy turns democracy into a joke, Russell L. Peterson
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-243) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Losing our religion -- "Showmen is devoid of politics": the roots of pseudo-satire and the rise of the comedy-industrial complex -- Film at 11:00, jokes at 11:30: topical comedy and the news -- The personal and the political -- Pay no attention to that man in front of the curtain -- Truth versus Truthiness; or, Looking for Mr. Smith -- For whom the bell dings -- Laughing all the way to the White House -- Irony is dead ... long live satire?
Control code
ocn276172055
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 254 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611776527
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786611776527
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 177652
  • 22573/ctt1bg8csn
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)276172055
Label
Strange bedfellows : how late-night comedy turns democracy into a joke, Russell L. Peterson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-243) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Losing our religion -- "Showmen is devoid of politics": the roots of pseudo-satire and the rise of the comedy-industrial complex -- Film at 11:00, jokes at 11:30: topical comedy and the news -- The personal and the political -- Pay no attention to that man in front of the curtain -- Truth versus Truthiness; or, Looking for Mr. Smith -- For whom the bell dings -- Laughing all the way to the White House -- Irony is dead ... long live satire?
Control code
ocn276172055
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 254 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611776527
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786611776527
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 177652
  • 22573/ctt1bg8csn
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)276172055

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